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Poinsettia Care

Follow these tips: Unwrap your poinsettia carefully and place in indirect light. Six hours of light daily is ideal. Southern windows with full sun exposure are NOT good places, because of temperature fluctuations. Poinsettias are tropical plants and prefer a temperature range of 65°F night and 75-80°F daytime temperatures.

Christmas Cactus

Holiday cactus are members of the Zygo-cactus family, and an epiphyte. These tropical cacti are found in many of the same environments as orchids. Christmas cactus, Schlumbergera bridgesii, is a winter-flowering plant native to Brazil.

Don't Just Ditch the Tree

The relatives are gone, the kids are back in school, and the Christmas tree has shed its last needle. Yes, it's the end of the holiday season and time to say good-bye to your once live and beautiful tree. But don't just throw it on the trash heap (or into your neighbor's yard at 3 am).