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  • Holly, mistletoe, Christmas cactus and other holiday plants

    There are certain plants that are associated with the winter celebrations. Here are some and tips for caring for them:
  • On Gardening: These hardy yuccas inject a jolt of color in any season

    This is typically the time of the year I might tout hollies, conifers or even poinsettias, but as I was walking around a dark and dreary, rainy garden today it was a cluster of Color Guard yuccas that stood like beacons of welcoming color. If you are...

    Tips: How to Make the Holiday Season Easy on the Environment

    As fall turns into winter, askHRgreen.org turns its thoughts to hearth, home and how to make the approaching holiday season easy on the environment. Here are some helpful reminders to sustain you from Thanksgiving through the New Year and beyond. Make a...

    Avoid planting ornamental pear trees

    Avoid planting ornamental pear trees
    Our Bradford pear tree fell over last month (onto the overhead wires). We don't know why. We were advised to try a Callery pear variety, which would not have the same weak wood. Is this true? Bradford pears are a variety of Callery pears. Callery...

    Winter protections for your plants

    With winter just around the corner, it is time to implement any plans for protecting those plants most susceptible to winter injury. While there is not much we can do about extreme cold, plants can be protected from winter desiccation, breakage, frost...