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Poinsettias are the quintessential Christmas flower that traveled here from Mexico in the early 1800's. It has been bred for over a hundred years for longer lasting flowers and dozens of color combinations. Known originally for the bright scarlet coloration, Poinsettias now come in a full palette of beautiful colors and are easy to care for.
Using a simple potted Amaryllis bulb with fresh greens, moss, branches, and pinecones, learn how to make a fabulous Christmas centerpiece that will last you through the holidays.
When you can't garden outside, what's a gardener to do? Here are some options for gardening in miniature, from gingerbread houses with landscaping, mini globe gardens, to miniature train gardens.
Decorating the "Palace in the Woods", Hampton Historic Mansion in Maryland, by the Federated Maryland Garden Clubs
Decorating at Hampton National Historic Site in Towson for the Yuletide celebration, with fresh greens and historic materials. Garden Clubs in Maryland create all the fresh arrangements on display for the open house for Christmas.