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Not Your Momma's Poinsettia!

Posted on December 18, 2016 at 9:05 PM

For generations nothing has quite said 'Merry Christmas' like a bright red poinsettia...but why should we have to settle for just red?  Now is the time for millenials and those non-traditionalists among us to celebrate because the poinsettia world has exploded with a variety of new colors!

Here are four...

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Variegation is the Spice of Life!

Posted on July 24, 2016 at 9:35 AM

So the heat index is 105 degrees F., and your summer flowers have decided that it's too hot to bloom.  What's a gardener to do?  I decided to take a trip to the garden center to find a solution.  The place to go in Kansas City is Family Tree Nursery.  They are known for quality bedding plants with big beautiful flowers.  Surely they would have something that can stand up ...

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Daffodil or Jonquil?

Posted on March 8, 2016 at 12:00 PM


With March comes the first flowers of the spring season and one of my favorites is the daffodil.  Their bright, che...

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