Christmas Flowers

Everyone should have a Poinsettia for the Christmas season

Still, to this day, the word poinsettia has to be one of the top mispronounced words of the English language. It is one of the oldest Christmas traditions – that everyone should have a poinsettia for the Christmas season. The perfect hostess gift, for a neighbour, great for the in-laws or to fill up that …

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Selecting a Festive Colour Palette – Christmas Decorating

When decorating for Christmas, people are often inspired by Christmas flowers. Since many design professionals recommend that you choose a colour scheme before starting your holiday decorating, you can look to Christmas flowers, an important part seasonal décor, when selecting a festive colour palette. Start with your flowers and then carry the theme to other …

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Christmas Flowers and Plants – Inspiring Us From Past to Present

Many traditional Christmas flowers and plants originated in pagan celebrations that long preceded our modern Christmas: Some claim that the use of candles to decorate trees can be traced to the Roman celebrations of Saturnalia. Decorating with evergreen trees and boughs was later believed to evoke thoughts of spring, good cheer and hope. The use …

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