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Holiday Preparations -

After opening the Nursery 8 years ago, I became aware of the responsibility we have to help our customers prepare their homes for Christmas, Hanukkah, and all the festive holidays. I realized that we are a tradition for most and this isn’t a responsibility that we take lightly. Our preparations for this time of year begin many months in advance and in an effort to help you with your own holiday preparations, I've organized a few ideas to get those wheels spinning.

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Holiday Preparations, Plant Care -

What type of tree makes the best Christmas tree? Here at Decker’s Nursery, we’ve been committed to providing quality Fraser and Balsam Firs that we procure from a small grower in Canada. This year we’re also offering Noble Firs and feel that these 3 species are the best option for a live, cut Christmas Tree. All three of these trees are recognized as perfect Christmas trees because of their ability to hold their needles longer. They provide a lovely fragrance and offer a blue-green color that makes them very attractive. Maintenance is critical so keep these tips in mind as you...

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Holiday Preparations, Plant Care -

Also known as Zygo Cactus, Christmas cactus is actually a succulent.  Much like, poinsettias these beautifully blooming plants provide a welcomed addition to holiday decorating opportunities. Bloom time on Christmas cactus can vary greatly depending upon the variety as well as the stage of the plant when referring to new plants purchased from Deckers. However, regardless of whether or not it blooms in time for the holidays, you will have a great treat to look forward to when it does. Sunlight: Christmas cactus prefers bright light. Bright, Indirect Sunlight is best as too much direct sunlight may cause the blooms to...

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Holiday Preparations, Plant Care -

Bright and colorful, poinsettias are nearly synonymous with the Christmas season. The familiar red leaves have been joined by even flashier colors and provide a wealth of opportunities for holiday decorating Poinsettias do require some care and maintenance throughout the holiday season.  However, with a little bit of care these beauties of the season should remain in bloom for many weeks thus brightening your home for the holidays. Poinsettia care begins with proper light, water, and temperature conditions.    Sunlight:  Poinsettias prefer bright light.  Bright, Indirect Sunlight is best as too much direct sunlight may cause the bracts or blooms...

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Bird Feeding -

As Autumn is in full swing and winter is on its way we shouldn’t forget our feathered friends. There are several reasons why bird lovers should still be feeding their backyard flock throughout the fall and winter months.

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