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Deck the Halls!!

The holiday season is upon us! It's time to deck the halls. This can be done by simply adding some fresh garland to your mantel or dining table. If you are buying for your mantel measure it and add 1ft for overhang.

Poinsettias, Euphorbis pulcherrima, are the most popular potted plants in the country and every holiday season over 70 million Poinsettias are sold. Poinsettias are native to Mexico and were discovered and cultivated by the Aztecs. It was a symbol of purity to the Indians.

Having a live cut Christmas tree or fresh greenery in or outside your home will bring to life the Spirit of Christmas. Below are tips on shopping and caring for a live cut tree and fresh greenery.

We are blessed to live in South Louisiana for many reasons. One of those reasons is fresh citrus! Our climate is such that we can grow certain types of cold hardy citrus. Some of the varieties are Meyer Lemon, Satsuma, Washington Navel and Kumquat.

At a magical time of year this plant has a knack of creating a magical moment. As if on cue, right around Christmas, this plant will be covered by brightly colored flowers.

Louisiana Satsuma's Citrus unshiu The Satsuma mandarin may have originated in China but is was first reported in Japan more than 700 years ago. The first recorded introduction into the United States was in Florida by George R. Hall in 1876.

Poinsettias, Euphorbis pulcherrima, are the most popular potted plants in the country and every holiday season over 70 million Poinsettias are soil at a value surpassing 250 million dollars. Poinsettias are native to Mexico and were discovered and cultivated by the Aztecs.