If you are spending this weekend looking for the perfect Christmas tree, check out the article on Merrifield Garden Center‘s website, “Selecting the Perfect Christmas Tree,” by Michael Fahey. For video format, watch David Yost when he explained how to choose the perfect tree on an archived Merrifield television show (old timers here may remember that Merrifield used to have a Saturday morning television show on gardening). To select healthy poinsettia plants, watch Dr. David Clement, University of Maryland Extension specialist, describe what to look for and tips on taking care of this lovely euphorbia.
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Join me on Saturday, December 17, 2:30 -3:30 pm, at the Fairfax County Oakton Library where I will be talking about Holiday Herbs and Spices. This presentation is free and in person; register with the Oakton branch here. If you are interested in having me speak to your organization, please contact me. I enjoy talking about culinary herbs, edible flowers, and holiday herbs and spices. We continue the conversation in the Facebook group Culinary Herbs and Spices.
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