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How to give your houseplants the wow factor this Christmas

(Jade Murray/Clifton Nurseries/PA) If your budget is tight this Christmas but you still want festive houseplants, you can use the plants you already have to get that yuletide look. “Think about what houseplants in your collection you are going to be incorporating in your Christmas décor and where you are going to place them,” advises …

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Yin Kaipu: Why did a plant hunter call China ‘the Mother of World Gardens’?

Yin Kaipu, researcher, Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. [Photo provided by Zhang Lang to chinadaily.com.cn] Lilies are popular in European and American courtyards, but almost all mother plants of European and American lilies originate from Lilium regale in China. The rose, which in the West symbolizes love, is actually a hybrid of …

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Upside-Down Pineapple Meaning: Its Hidden Message Revealed |  Arena

Upside-Down Pineapple Meaning: Its Hidden Message Revealed | Arena

Here’s where you might see these symbols in public places. If you see an upside-down pineapple symbol on someone’s phone case, tote bag or car, you may think it’s just a cute trend. But in actuality, it holds a deeper meaning—one that many TikTok users are posting about lately! It leaves many wondering, “What is …

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Community rallies to turn yard into Rockefeller plaza for woman with cancer

From the left, Logan, Aaron and Amanda Markley were surrounded by family and friends Sunday night, who decorated their backyard as a winter wonderland. Richard Parrish | The Lima News LIMA — It may be a back yard in Bath Township, but for one evening, thanks to a tremendous group effort, it was transformed into …

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Area garden clubs decorate Belle Grove with holiday favorites |  Winchester Star

Area garden clubs decorate Belle Grove with holiday favorites | Winchester Star

MIDDLETOWN — The halls at Belle Grove Plantation, decked with Christmas decorations through Dec. 30, invites the public to tour its rooms, feel the holiday cheer and get inspired for their own decorative efforts. This year’s theme at the historic manor house is “A Few of My Favorite Things,” inspired by the song from “The …

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30 Best White Christmas Tree Ideas of 2022 to Help You Decorate

Olene RubanGetty Images You can enjoy the beauty of a white Christmas, even if you live in the sunny south, by decking your halls with white trees, garlands, and other snowy decorations. White Christmas trees manage to look modern and classic at the same time, and the possibilities to customize them to your taste are …

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Ladders and Light Brigade decorates homes of cancer patients

Firefighters, friends and other volunteers on the South Side came out on a cold Saturday to make the holidays a little brighter for families affected by cancer. When the Bracken family was struggling to handle their toddler Finley’s cancer diagnosis and raising her three older sisters, their friends and relatives rallied around them. “We had …

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25 Christmas Party Outfit Ideas for Your Holiday Gatherings

Amazons There are several guaranteed events during the holiday season: trimming the tree, plenty of shopping, and all the Christmas parties. From casual gatherings with friends to work parties where you get to dress to impress, holiday soirées are a time to deck out in the most festive and fun outfits. This season, get ready …

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This New England-style cottage is the perfect setting for a white Christmas |

This is a home that’s made to be decorated for Christmas. There’s a rustic wooden sled and a Christmas tree on the front porch. Inside, candles provide a glowing welcome for festive celebrations. The property is an extended and renovated five-bedroom house, situated in the county of Kent in the southeast of the United Kingdom. …

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