Posts tagged poinsettia

House Lady shares wine rooms and more

   December 21, 2013 5:17 am    0

In the final countdown to Christmas, this week’s House to Home includes tons of holiday gift and decorating ideas. Plus, I visited a growing trend in homes — wine decor that’s attracting a lot of attention. I’ve seen more wine rooms, wine coolers and wine novelties in the past few years than I ever imagined. It’s a…


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My poinsettia reblooms — a Christmas miracle

   December 8, 2013 7:19 am    0

Poinsettias usually die off at Chez Parker shortly after the first of the year.  Not this one purchased in 2012. It’s getting brand new red leaves, and I did nothing extraordinary to make it happen. Basically, I watered it for the past year and never moved it from its post in the front window. In…


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My poinsettia says it’s Christmas in July

   July 24, 2013 6:46 am    0

It’s July 24, and my 2012 poinsettia is still hanging on with a few red leaves. The red ones look pretty sad, but the green ones are quite healthy. Ordinarily, I don’t pay a lot of attention to Christmas in July — which celebrates that Christmas is six months away. This year,though, I have had…


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As the poinsettia, shamrock and geraniums bloom

   May 8, 2013 6:40 am    0

Yes, it is May 8. As the Poinsettia Blooms — sounds kind of like a soap opera name, doesn’t it? I like it. I am outside admiring the 13 pots of flowers we planted, but it’s my inside garden that is impressive. Here’s how the funny fauna family fares at Chez Parker: My November poinsettia…


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