Tag Archives: Christmas

Save the Poinsettias!

I’ve been down with the crud that has been going around. Luckily, I don’t have to come up with an inspirational year-end post; the Utah State University Cooperative Extension has done the job for me. I urge you to watch … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Let Heaven and Nature Sing _____ Belted Kingfisher, Ring-billed Gull, Gray Catbird  

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Merry Christmas

Here’s a cheerful Australian King Parrot all decked out in his holiday-colored plumage, coming to wish you a very Merry Christmas. May your season be blessed.

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A Down Under Carol

We’re all familiar with French hens, turtledoves, and partridges in pear trees, but do you associate Christmas with bellbirds, friarbirds, and currawongs? You might, if you live in Australia! Having just visited this amazing continent (and we barely got a … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Joy to the world! The lord is come—let earth receive her king. Joy to the world! The lord is come—Let earth receive her king. Let every heart prepare him room And heaven and nature sing And heaven and nature sing … Continue reading

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Love Poinsettias? Thank a Phytoplasma.

For many of us gardeners, poinsettia plants are an essential element of our Christmas decorating. I love the huge displays at church and in the stores, even if I don’t have room for that many in my home. I’ve written … Continue reading

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Great Gifts for Gardeners

Ah, Christmas time. The fresh scent of evergreens. Tasty cookies and other special treats. Carols, decorations, and, yes, gifts. I love giving gifts—when I know just what to give. If you have gardeners on your list, lucky you—you shouldn’t have … Continue reading

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