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Christmas cactus bloom

CHRISTMAS CACTUS: A BRILLIANT HOLIDAY CHOICE

Q: Other than the ubiquitous poinsettia, are there any other houseplants that also bloom during the holiday season? A:  Why of course! Mother Nature has given us a whole palette of winter-blooming plants to deck our halls. One of ArtisTree’s favorites is the Christmas cactus, native to the humid, coastal…

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red poinsettias

POINSETTIA PERFECTION

As a landscape company who enjoys giving poinsettias at Christmas, ArtisTree knows a thing or two about selecting and caring for this beloved holiday symbol; therefore, we thought it timely to share some tips with you so your holiday guests will be amazed at your Christmas décor. Start by selecting a…

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Florida weeds

CRABGRASS OR GOOSEGRASS?

Q:  Two almost-identical weeds have cropped up in my St. Augustine turf, but I can’t identify them well enough to determine how to get rid of them. I’ve included photos for you. A:  Lucky you! You have goosegrass and crabgrass, and they are hard to distinguish unless you have a…

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Medjool palm

DO YOUR PALMS MEASURE UP PRICE-WISE?

Q:  I’ve renovated my landscape several times but am never sure if I’m comparing apples to apples when reviewing designs from different companies.  Could you enlighten me on the industry lingo used for palms so I know exactly what I’m paying for? A:  First, we’re glad you’re always keeping your…

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