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  • Flowers The Greenhouse

    The Poinsettia

    Poinsettia History:  The Poinsettia is native to Mexico where there is a legend that dates back to Christmas eve several centuries ago. In the legend, a girl named Pepita had no gift to offer…

    December 2, 2015
  • Chet Notes Flowers

    Top 8 Flowers for Valentine’s day

    Valentine’s Day isn’t just about roses! There are a number of flower choices that can show your love and appreciation for that special someone. Here’s a list of our top floral picks for your…

    January 28, 2015
  • Flowers Seasonal The Greenhouse

    Cyclamen

    Florist cyclamen are in full bloom and available now through late spring. Cyclamen make a great  blooming  winter house plant because they thrive in cooler temperatures.  Cyclamen add vibrant color and cheerfulness to a…

    January 25, 2012
  • Flowers The Greenhouse

    Orchids

    Orchids are a great way to decorate an office or home, adding color and drama to any room. They’re one of the most exotic plants on earth—yet orchids are amazingly easy to care for.…

    December 14, 2011
  • Flowers Seasonal

    Fall is For Planting Spring Blooming Bulbs.

    By Lori W. If you are on a bulb catalog mailing list, you probably have received several catalogs by now.  The beautifully photographed pictures will entice you into compulsive shopping, and when the bulbs…

    September 9, 2011