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Articles about poinsettia

Lifestyle
by NJ_Jared
5 years ago
Why Poinsettias on Christmas

Have you ever wondered why we decorate with poinsettias on Christmas?  Where did this tradition come from?

Home & Garden
by Lynsuz
9 years ago
About Poinsettias

Poinsettias are Mexican wild flowers grown for their vivid red, pink, white and multicolored floral bracts that are at the height of their beauty during the Christmas season. Although their brilliant leaf like bracts are the best feature of the poinsettias and are called flowers, they are not true...

Lifestyle
by Samuel Lee
9 years ago
Poinsettia is a Christmas Plant

A Christmas plant to consider buying to decorating your own place, or to give to people who are short of money to buy one for themselves is poinsettia. Did you know that the tradition of giving them commenced in Central America? According to this...

Lifestyle
by Aleo
9 years ago
Christmas Flowers: The History of the Poinsettia

Christmas decorations are never complete without this beautiful Mexican plant. One of the most important aspects of Spain's sixteenth-century colonisation of Mexico involved converting the native Aztec people to Christianity - namely Catholicism. Religious orders like the Franciscans and Dominicans sent clergy from Spain to help with this...

Home & Garden
by Lynsuz
9 years ago
Care for Gift Plants Received for the Holidays and Other Special Occasions

Care for Gift Plant If you received a plant for Christmas or some other special occasion, it should be given special attention to be kept in good condition. Here are some suggestions:

First remove foil that is wrapped around the pots, or poke holes through it so that water...

Lifestyle
by Sookie
6 years ago
Christmas Flowers - How to Keep a Poinsettia Flower Alive all Year Round

As I saw all the wonderful displays of poinsettias and other Christmas flowers on display at my local grocery store and many other stores, I wondered what would become of them all in the New Year.  Right now they looked so beautiful with their reds and even white flowers, all wrapped in beautiful tinsel paper and bows.

Lifestyle
by naomimills
10 years ago
Christmas Door Decorating Ideas for the Holidays

Christmas door decorating ideas don't have to be complicated or expensive. There are many ways to add holiday cheer to your front entrance without spending a fortune or needing lots of artistic talent. Here are some easy, cheap ways to decorate your front door and exterior entrance for Christmas:

Plants always look nice around...

Home & Garden
by Mary
10 years ago
Hosta Sieboldiana Elegans - Size, Care, and other Information

One of the older varieties of Hosta – Hosta Sieboldiana ‘elegans’ is a large and beautiful shade plant that is commonly found in many shade gardens. This hosta grows to 30" x 48" and can help to fill and beautify any garden space. Space is one of the few...

Lifestyle
by 0sarakastic0
10 years ago
Creating Personalized Photo Christmas Cards

Personalized photo Christmas cards are a way to stay in touch with family and friends. This might be the only contact you have all year with old high school pals or business contacts. This allows you to share your family with others but is also a chance...

Lifestyle
by wordspeller
7 years ago
Facts about Easter Lilies

White Trumpet Lily, St Joseph's Lily, Bermuda Lily, Christmas Lily and Blunder Buss Lily. All these names describe, define and denote the flower we most commonly call the Easter Lily. A thin, trumpeted specimen of a plant, the Easter Lily (Lilium longiflorum) is highly recognizable for its elegant, long, white flowers and gold-colored pollen.

Home & Garden
by ladybugblue
10 years ago
Care of Indoor Holiday House Plants

One of the things that I love about Christmas is the colorful array of house plants on display in stores for purchase. The problem with some of these plants is that some of the more delicate ones cannot withstand the dry heat or lack of humidity...

Lifestyle
by nextyear
7 years ago
Top Christmas Decoration Ideas On A Budget - Christmas Decorations Under $25

On Christmas day, people cook food to share with family and friends, party together, decorate their houses, and share with each other conversations about life and laughter. One favorite idea to do on Christmas is to decorate our homes with Christmas decors. However, these decorations do not come cheap nowadays, that's why it is wise to search diligently for these top Christmas decorations if you are tight on your budget.

Lifestyle
by 0sarakastic0
9 years ago
Craft Projects for Pink Christmas Decorations

Pink Christmas decorations can be a little bit hard to find. This is kind of a designer color that you don't see a lot of. However, if it's your favorite color you can still work it into your holiday decorations. Here are a few things that you can use...

Lifestyle
by x3xsolxdierx3x
10 years ago
How-to Decorate Your Front Porch for Christmas

In my otherwise very tight-knit neighborhood community, it is not uncommon for friends, neighbors, and relatives to walk casually around our development. Whether hand-in-hand, or alone with their pet animals, these walks provide those residents with a great opportunity to take in fresh air, all while enjoying the...

Lifestyle
by Tysco
8 years ago
Understanding Christmas Traditions

Goes into detail on the origin of several of our celebrated Christmas traditions.

Home & Garden
by kims3003
10 years ago
Top Organic Gardening Tips

There are so many wonderful tips for organic gardening. Many of them most people know about, however there are still many that people are not aware of. These tips can be helpful to you in your preparations for planting as well as growing your garden. Take a peek and put...

Lifestyle
by TerrieTez
8 years ago
Fans, Castanets and Flamenco Dresses: Spanish Market Shopping at its Best

Fans, castanets and flamenco dresses can be bought at the local outdoor Spanish Market in La Cala de Mijas, Costa del Sol, Spain.This is my favourite market that opens twice a week and sells almost anything from leather bags, jewellery, sheepskin slippers, olives, spices and even underwear. You'll also find African wooden statues, scarves and fresh flowers. Take a trip round the market stalls with me to soak up the Spanish atmosphere and shop where the locals buy their fresh fruit, vegetables and carpets.

Lifestyle
by BardofEly
7 years ago
The mind of God as opposed to that of the human - how does God think?

Although it is said that God made man in his own image the mind of the Creator and that of the human seem vastly different. It can be assumed that everything which was created is of importance and serves a function in the creation or why was it made? Poet William Blake gave a lot of thought to this matter.

Lifestyle
by 0sarakastic0
9 years ago
Pink and Green Christmas Decorations, Trees, and Present Ideas

Pink and green Christmas ideas really give you the chance to branch out of that basic red and green color palette. Deciding on pink and green is going to make it a lot more feminine and fun. This is also great if you live in a part of the...

Lifestyle
by Ciri
8 years ago
Holiday Cheer-Christmas Decorating Ideas

Whatever you dream, you can certainly create. Gone are the days of cotton wool on Christmas tree leaves. Begin by choosing a christmas theme which determine the ornaments and colors you will use to decorate your home. For a traditional white christmas, use silver, gold, green and red. For...

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