Christmas

Caring for Christmas Cacti

Caring for Christmas Cacti

Christmas cacti, known as Schlumbergera or Zygocactus, blooms at Christmas and also sometimes around Easter if cared for properly.  A month prior to Christmas you will be able to watch the tips of the leaves begin to grow and form buds.  At Christmas, as if by magic, the buds open to a beautiful flower that will add color and warmth to any holiday season.

Caring for Hippeastrum

Caring for Hippeastrum

Hippeastrum have large extravagant trumpet shaped blooms on tall thick stems. In general they will produce 2 stems with at least 4 large flowers per stem making an impressive display.  Popular around Christmas and New Year, they flower easily and their showy flowers are sure to brighten up any room or Christmas dining table.

Growing Paperwhites Indoors

Growing Paperwhites Indoors

Paperwhite narcissus are a great choice for easy to grow blooms for the holiday season.  Plant them now for beautiful and fragrant blooms by Christmas.  When it comes to growing paperwhites, it couldn’t be easier.  All they really need is water and light to flourish.