Two Sure-Fire Ways To Kill A New Poinsettia

The chilly holidays separate the wheat from the chaff where plant sellers are concerned, and I’ve got a confession. I enjoy closely watching the sales clerks to see if they offer to wrap plants sufficiently when it’s frigid outdoors. Last year, as I was buying a poinsettia at a grocery store on a sub-zero day,…
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Quick Way To Kill A Poinsettia

Before we get to the tragic tale of a dead poinsettia, did you hear about the redneck gardener down South? He had to mow his lawn last week to find where he left his wheelbarrow. Although they might still be gardening way down South, we’re busy celebrating the holidays and keeping our poinsettias safely nestled…
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The Adventures Of My Homegrown Poinsettia

I’ve never been accused of being a wild and crazy guy, but where plants are concerned I throw caution to the wind. Much literature says it’s too difficult to coax poinsettias to rebloom, so I set out a year ago to prove the naysayers wrong. After Christmas last year, I kept our poinsettia growing in…
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