If you love gardening, you should find out some tricks which will help you take care of your plants during the cold season. Probably, many people have already started preparing for Christmas, while maybe others are only adding their final touches when it comes to arranging every detail of their Christmas ornaments.
- Those who love gardening might use some advice regarding how to take care of plants during the cold season.
- Specialists argue that the Christmas Cactus is easy to take care of.
- Poinsettias give an extraordinary smell.
Experts argue that there are several plants which may suit your Christmas decorations around the house, reshaping your final holiday touches. Poinsettia may be one of the most suitable plants. This plant was named after Joel Poinsett, the US’s first ambassador to Mexico. In 1828, he was the one who brought this plant to America.
Back in the 18th century, the Mexicans believed that this plant might represent the symbol of the Star of Bethlehem. That is the reason why poinsettia was associated with the Christmas period. Their flowers effuse an amazing scent.
Paperwhites are considered to be easy to grow, having fragrant white flowers which are nestled like a bunch of stars. It is not necessary for you to plant these because they can grow in a bowl filled with water and pebbles. To sustain their leaves while growing, you should use some willow branches, keeping them erect.
The Christmas Cactus is a very popular plant which usually blooms during the winter season. This is considered to be the perfect plant which can be added to any indoor setting. Christmas cactus is easy to take care of, blooming so nicely that it becomes suitable for holiday present giving. This plant can adapt to low light conditions. The secret is that if you expose it to greater light, it will bloom rapidly. However, too much sunlight might damage the leaves of this plant.
Christmas Begonia usually bloom during Christmas holiday, having beautiful white or pink flowers, hence their name. In 1777 the first begonia reached Europe. Kew Gardens, a species of begonia, was sent by William Brown. Tuberous begonias were considered to be tropical plants. Thus they were kept in heated glasshouses. But what we did not know was that they have a great Andean origin which provides them with tolerance to cold. Nevertheless, specialists indicate that this plant should be kept away from drafts.
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