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Balsam Fir Christmas Tree
The smell of a freshly cut balsam fir is a fragrant part of many holiday celebrations.
Create Your Own Holiday Centerpiece
Don’t let the holiday rush and winter weather ruin your holiday party. Take a few minutes to walk through your garden and gather a few items to create a holiday centerpiece.
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Fraser Fir, the Number One Selling Christmas Tree
Each year more than 25 million real Christmas trees are sold in the United States. Every buyer seems to have their favorite, but overall the Fraser fir is the best-selling evergreen for the Christmas season.
From the Landscape to Holiday Decorations
Add a personal touch to your holidays by creating decorations from evergreens, berries, cones and seedpods harvested from your landscape.
Grow a Few Christmas Gifts
Help small children handle the anticipation and adults deal with the stress of the holidays while creating a few homegrown gifts.
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Light in the Garden
As gardeners we think of light in terms of full sun, part sun and the shade our plants need to grow. We also need to think about light in terms of how it impacts the colors and beauty of our gardens.
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Make Your Own Icy Luminaries
Fire and candles have long been used to guide and welcome travelers and guests. Give this tradition a twist by making your own icy luminaries this winter.
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If you steal a kiss under the mistletoe this season, you might like to know a bit more about its history.
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Must-Have Garden Tools Make Great Gifts
Whether new or experienced, every gardener appreciates the gift of good garden tools.
National Christmas Tree Celebrations
Whether it is a fir, pine or spruce, a real evergreen tree has long been part of family, community and national Christmas traditions.
New Ways to Display Pumpkins
Fall is pumpkin time. Find new ways to display these fall favorites.
Did you know the traditional holiday spice nutmeg is not really a nut? It's actually the seed of an evergreen, native to the Spice Islands of Indonesia.
Pumpkins are moving off the front porch and into the garden and onto our dining room tables.
Recycle Christmas Tree in the Garden
Don't drag that Christmas tree to the curb to be hauled away by the trash collectors. Give it a second, even third life, in your landscape.
Recycle Your Christmas Tree
Don’t drag that Christmas tree to the curb. Give it a second life in your landscape.
Cut trees make great windbreaks in the landscape. Strategically place discarded Christmas trees on the windward side of rhododendron, boxwood and other broadleaf evergreens to reduce problems with winter burn.
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Selection and Care of Christmas Trees
The holidays are here and for many that means, it’s time to head out to the Christmas tree lot. Selection is the first step to insuring a beautiful tree throughout the holiday season
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Share the Gift of Gardening
As gardeners, we know how digging in the soil improves our mood, reduces stress and makes us smile. Share this joy by giving a gift of gardening this holiday season.