When I was a child, I was always intrigued by one particular decoration around the holidays. Many decorations, like candy canes at Christmas, have a story behind them, but I had never heard the story of these weird, cone-shaped baskets we see decorating tables at Thanksgiving. Later in school I learned that they were called “cornucopia” or “horn of plenty” and associated with the blessing of a good harvest.
Spring is just around the corner. Really! Here at Bob’s we have baby, thumb-sized ferns that will be massive hanging baskets in 8 months. When the snow starts flying, we will be busy growing flowers for spring. Right now you can plant crops for spring too. Now is the time to plant bulbs for a splash of spring color.