Hippeastrum

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Name: Hippeastrum
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Keeping critters — including neighborhood pets — at bay with natural ways

In addition to botanical-based deterrents, there are two additional pet and critter repellents that deserve attention. One is the motion sprinkler, a device that operates like a motion light except that, instead of illuminating in response to motion, ... [Published Whittier Daily News - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Keeping critters — including neighborhood pets — at bay with natural ways

In addition to botanical-based deterrents, there are two additional pet and critter repellents that deserve attention. One is the motion sprinkler, a device that operates like a motion light except that, instead of illuminating in response to motion, ... [Published Daily Breeze - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Timely tendings: Spring will see variety of bulbs blooming

Early spring will see bulbs bloomingMany different bulbs can be grown successfully in Florida.If you received an Amaryllis ( Hippeastrum spp. ), pictured above, during the holidays, you can plant it in the landscape or just keep it in the pot. They will ... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Dec 18 2013 - Updated Dec 18 2013 - 1 reports

Holiday plant poison warnings: Mistletoe is to be seen, not eaten

Ah mistletoe: The holiday decor under which many a Christmas kiss has been planted.It can get a lot less pretty if it's eaten.According to an advisory issued Tuesday by California Poison Control, "All parts of the plant (known by its scientific name Phoradendron ... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - Dec 18 2013]
First reported Dec 01 2013 - Updated Dec 01 2013 - 1 reports

Garden Guru: Interesting stories behind holiday plants

There are a number of plants that make popular gifts and decorations around the holidays. These plants first gained popularity as gifts because they represented signs of growth and life during the otherwise dark and bleak winter.John PorterThe Thanksgiving ... [Published Charleston Gazette - Dec 01 2013]

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The advisory goes on to say, "One to two berries or leaves eaten by a child will not result in serious harm." But it recommends, "As a precaution when hanging mistletoe in your home, place it in a piece of netting or a plastic sandwich bag."

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