Tag Archives: Florist

What Is Wrong With My Plant

Okay, the holidays are over with and you are getting tired of the Poinsettia. Chances are it is still in good shape. But it seems out-of-place now that the tree is gone and the decorations are down. Personally, I am … Continue reading

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Christmas Cactus

I love this time of year. Everyone seems to have a favorite story about their or their Mom’s or Grandma’s Christmas cactus. And every one is interesting. Many families started theirs more than a hundred years ago and pieces broken … Continue reading

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Fancy Geraniums

When I say the word geranium, what comes to mind? Probably those huge plants we have in hanging baskets on the porch or patio all summer long or the plants that we set out at the cemetery last Memorial day. … Continue reading

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An Easy House Plant

Want an easy house plant? Like orchids? Orchids are the largest of all the plant families: more species and more genera than any other plant. They are distributed, not just in the tropics, but world wide. How do you select … Continue reading

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Delphinium, the Queen of the Border

The Delphinium is and always has been the Queen of the Border, the back border in any perennial flower bed planting. They are stately, magnificent and beautiful. They are easy to grow; all they need is a loose soil, lots … Continue reading

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Flowers where do they come from ??

Gone are the days when all the flowers we sold in our local flower shops were grown within 40 or 50 miles of Auburn. There were commercial growers in Syracuse and Elmira and Rochester and Newark. 4 of our 8 … Continue reading

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Ferns for Green

Ferns have become very popular again. Little wonder when you stop to realize the variation in color and in form and the broad growing conditions that they tolerate. Truly a year round plant, there are many varieties that thrive indoors … Continue reading

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Summertime Flowers

Summertime is on us and garden flowers will soon be blooming in abundance. What fun! Aren’t those blooms beautiful to look at day after day? Is it not wonderful to have a few flowers here and there throughout the house? … Continue reading

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