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    Amaryllis Bulbs Make Terrific House Plants!

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    One of the most spectacular flowering houseplants associated with the holiday season is the Amaryllis bulb. They’re very popular, make wonderful gifts, and will brighten anyone’s home. If you haven’t had a chance to try one, do so, they’re lots of fun and very rewarding! […]

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    Tis the Season to Select Your Tree

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    As our annual holiday open house approaches, our green thumb staff has been busy transforming our nursery into a magical tree wonderland where your family will love picking out the perfect Christmas tree. We are often asked, which fresh cut tree varieties are the best […]

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    Oh, Christmas Tree! 6 Fun Facts

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    Did You Know? Besides evergreens, other types of trees such as cherry and hawthorns were used as Christmas trees in the past. 98 percent of all real Christmas trees are grown sustainably on farms as crops like corn or pumpkins, while only 2% are cut […]

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    Poinsettia Pointers

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    The holidays have come and gone, and even though the Christmas tree is lying at the curb and the cookie jar is empty, don’t neglect the holiday cheer that’s still sticking around: your poinsettia!  Poinsettias are of course at their best at Christmastime, but make good […]

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    Going Green with Evergreens

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    Bringing a live tree into the home for Christmas is a holiday tradition that has survived since its origins in the 1500s.  Today, decorating a Christmas tree is a special family activity that really kicks off the season for most folks, and as a bonus […]

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    Season’s Greenings!

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    A late Thanksgiving this year means we are already fully geared up for the holidays here at Van Putte’s.  One of our favorite seasonal events is coming up, with our annual free Christmas Open House happening this weekend!  It’s a fun and family-friendly event with a free […]

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