Christmas comes but once a year and picking out the perfect tree can be a great family tradition and knowing how to keep it green and fragrant once you get it home is really not that hard to do. Following our some of our best tips on how to make the most out of your […]
Our decorated archway welcomes you into our greenery area. Our live wreaths, assorted Christmas greens, Magnolia leaves, Birch logs, Winterberries, and Red Twig Dogwood sticks are here and ready for sale. Perfect time to start your decorating at home.
With white snow on the ground, freezing temperatures and our first load of fresh cut Christmas trees scheduled to arrive by November 23rd; yes, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! We know, we’re still two weeks away from Thanksgiving, but two things you can count on this time of year is Cincinnati’s unpredictable […]
Do you have some brown “grassy” spots in your lawn this Spring? If so, it could be a common weed in our area named Nimblewill. Nimblewill Plant While this weed is often confused with Bermuda grass, there are distinct features of this plant that set it apart from this and other grass species. One is […]
Why do we decorate with holly at Christmas? BY SAM ABRAMSON Before holly was hung in houses to accompany Christmas trees, it was considered to be a sacred plant by the Druids. While other plants wilted in winter weather, holly remained green and strong, its berries a brightly colored red in the harshest of conditions. The […]
Why do we kiss under the Mistletoe? (Evan Andrews, 2013) Kissing under sprigs of mistletoe is a well-known holiday tradition, but this little plant’s history as a symbolic herb dates back thousands of years. Many ancient cultures prized mistletoe for its healing properties. The Greeks were known to use it as a cure for everything […]
Why do we eat turkey at Thanksgiving? When Americans sit down with their families for Thanksgiving dinner, most of us will probably gorge ourselves on the same traditional Thanksgiving menu, with turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, and pumpkin pie taking up the most real estate on our plates. But how did these dishes become the national […]
Christmas trees are here! Yep, we just unloaded our first truck load of fresh cut Christmas trees in sunny, 70 degree weather. (Welcome to Cincinnati) By Thanksgiving, we should have our full display of holiday greenery, wreaths, pine roping and poinsettias ready for the picking. No need to wait until the last minute to get […]