I remember when I was younger, it was the day after Thanksgiving. I would get my garden ready for the holidays by rushing outside to start my annual tradition of decorating the outside of the house with multitudes of lights. I would string them up around the house, over and through trees, bushes, and to make a festive holiday wonderland.
Petersburg, visitors were treated to environmental and horticultural exhibits, vendors, a Garden Club of St. Petersburg Flower Show and more. Katie Shaw, 7, of Gulfport checks out a monarch butterfly at the butterfly tent while attending the Green Thumb Festival with her mom and brother on Sunday.
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Your Christmas tree doesn't have to be the only plant that brings holiday cheer into your home. There are a handful of other houseplants that make for great eye-catching centerpieces and perfect gift ideas for the green thumb in your family. Many perennials that bloom this time of year are low maintenance and can make seasons bright all year round with a little TLC.
Listen Listening This time of year, our houses are filled with poinsettias, Christmas cactus and amaryllis flowers. All of their colorful flowers are quite festive during the holidays.
It can be a peaceful green space to help you unwind and rejuvenate. A Handyman and A Greenthumb is a family owned and operated company built on experience and trust. Petersburg's Arbor Day Celebration, the Green Thumb Festival brings together plant and flower lovers, as well as, individuals and families looking for a fun weekend activity.
Nothing quite gets me into the holiday spirit like opening my mailbox to find a greeting card from a loved one waiting for me. If you want to put an extra personal touch on your cards this year, roll up your sleeves and make them yourself! Here are a few my favorites:.
When you're in charge of hosting Christmas lunches and dinners at your place, it's a well-accepted fact you will be quietly judged on the atmosphere in equal parts to the seafood platter. From using left over rosemary sprigs, to making a centrepiece out of foraged eucalyptus branches from your backyard, here's how to create standout table green settings that from items you can mostly find around your house. See the full project on Spoon Folk Bacon.