How to Kill Poinsettia

 


Article by: Doug Green

One of the things I've noticed when doing my Christmas shopping is that there's too many poinsettia plants , Ideas For Your Front Yard Landscaping Project everywhere you look. You can't seem to move in any store for all these darn plants, , 'Brite Eyes' Climbing Rose their red bracts providing a flame of bah-humbug Christmas cheer. What follows is a sure fire , Planting Summer Flower Bulbs way to kill these tropical , The Gazebo Spa: One of 5 Creative Ways to Use Your Garden Gazebo invaders.

To begin with, put this scarlet plant , Problems With Peonies? in a draft or other cold , Water Garden - Pond Pumps To Pump Up The Volume place. Anything less than 62 degrees will do nicely, especially if you can arrange for it to get drafts from an open door. , Ideas For Your Front Yard Landscaping Project

If you don't have a really cold , Garden Makeover On A Budget place, try overwatering the poinsettia. As a native of Mexico, this plant , Hibiscus Tea likes even moisture; so watering it every day will knock its leaves off quickly. Too busy to water? Try allowing it to dry out completely. This is a sure way to knock the leaves off in a hurry. If you don't give it water , Landscaping Lessons-Proper Placement Of Trees In Landscape Design when it needs it, you can get rid of it a lot sooner.

Put the pot , Super Foods from Home Vegetable Gardens over a heat , Working with Landscape Contractors register where the hot, , Mustard: The Greatest Among The Herbs dry air , Hibiscus Tea from the furnace will really speed up the drying out process. Combining an area with no light , Ginseng Benefits with a heat , Teak Patio Furniture Will Dress Up Your Patio register is a sure way to killing success and to increasing the size of your compost , Blower Fans pile.

The clever gardener won't need all the above directions because they'll manage to start the plant , Spring Flowers on the slippery road to the compost , Problems With Peonies? pile on the way home. , Create and Furnish Your Outdoor Room Simply take your poinsettia plant , Abatement Failure and Aborting Protocols to a cold, , Teak Patio Furniture Will Dress Up Your Patio unheated car. The colder the better. Alternately, make a few more shopping stops, leaving the poinsettia in the car to cool down several times during the course of the day, you'll also get the desired leaf drop within hours of getting home. , A Few Gardens Built By The Moghuls .

And we'll send these tropical , How To Ensure Early Bulbs Bloom, Year After Year invaders home. , Your Garden - Growing from Seed
Doug Green, , A Modern Day Glove Affair an award winning garden , Flower Shops author, tries hard to keep his plants , Landscaping Lessons-Proper Placement Of Trees In Landscape Design alive, passing along his professional tips , Ideas For Your Front Yard Landscaping Project and answering questions at http://www.beginner-gardening.com

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