Top 10 December Gardening Tips

Poinsettia Plants

Something is going on in the garden world every month of the year. This is true even during this busy holiday month. Our December Gardening Tips focus on Plants for the holidays and indoor gardening. You’d be amazed at how many plants you can grow indoors.

Top Ten December Gardening Tips

Gardening Tip # 1:  As soon as you read this, immediately go and water your houseplants. As we go through the holidays, many people completely overlook their houseplants. A drink now may hold them over.

Gardening Tip #2: As the song goes: “There’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays”. In this song, travelers come home for some homemade pumpkin pie. Find a pumpkin recipe.

Gardening Tip #3: Squirrels can be a real pest at your bird feeder. Often, bird watchers seek ways to control and rid their yard of squirrels. more ……

Gardening Tip #4:  Rooting plants from cuttings is a common way to propagate many types of plants. As you visit friends and family over the holidays, you may see an interesting plant. With permission, you can get a cutting.  more…….

Gardening Tip #5: Many herbs make for great indoor houseplants. Select smaller, low-growing herbs. Good candidates include chives and basil. more…….

Gardening Tip # 6: Are insects hanging around your houseplants? You don’t want to use chemical sprays indoors. Try using organic sprays. more…….

Even in December Gardeners Can Enjoy Their Hobby

Gardening Tip #7: Poinsettias are on display in millions of homes. It’s time to review the basics of Poinsettia plant care. more…….

Gardening Tip #8:  For young lovers, a kiss under the Mistletoe is magical. Find out about Mistletoe and the tradition. more…….  

Gardening Tip #9: Bamboo is a symbol of luck. It is easy to grow indoors in water or soil. more…….

Gardening Tip # 10: Take a break and find out why gardening is better than sex. more…….

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December Garden Holidays

December 1- Eat a Red Apple Day

December 12 – Poinsettia Day – A gardener’s symbol of the Christmas season. About Poinsettias

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