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  • Writer's pictureRachel @ True Vines, Inc.

October News: Christmas is Coming

80 more days till Christmas Day!

Even if you don't know what the upcoming holidays may "look like" in your offices, shops, and hospitality spaces - we are here to brainstorm with you about some creative socially distant decor (possibly think lights, garland and large planter arrangements filled with customized holiday decor') to add abundant joy!

Contact True Vines to make an appointment with one of our speciality designers to add some Christmas spirit.

To see pricing for poinsettias please download the order form below. 

Poinsettia Order Form 2019
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Remember to follow us to take a peak and view this year's Christmas themes before discussing your space with an award winning designer. 

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New Arrivals and Updated Collections

Classic Solider 

Check out the updated online gallery to see more life size Pre-Lit Nutcrackers, Toy Soldiers, and even catch a glimpse of the Grinch. 

Reindeer Lighted Display

The Pre-Lit Standing Buck is made with a glittered rigid sisal material wrapped around a wire frame, for an attractive decoration that is strong and durable. This seasonal trimming features a bright white color with contrasting gold antlers and a green wreath collar with red velvet bow embellishment.

View our online gallery to see more and the miniature versions also available to choose from.



And there's so much more! Ask your True Vines Holiday Designer about the latest. Have a customized theme developed with your favorite decor' embellishments.



Boo-tiful Pumpkin Cake 

Here's a fun recipe to follow during the autumn season. Bake two Chocolate bundt cakes and place one on top of the other. Next spray paint or color an ice cream cone green, then drip orange frosting down the top! How hard could it be?

A tasty treat to enjoy with loved ones and those closest.


Gardeners with a Green Thumb 

October: It's prime planting season 

From mid-October to the end of January is our big planting season. That when the weather has cooled enough to make life less stressful for new plants. Plants need time to grow roots so they can find necessary moisture and nutrients and not be totally dependent on the gardener erratic irrigation and fertilizing. With the sun low in the sky, moisture doesn’t transpire as quickly from leaves or evaporate from the ground; when you do water a new plant, it lasts. 

In fall, you can’t see things growing because most growth is underground. While cooling days may shut down top growth, roots will grow in a soil still warm from summer. In spring, you’ll see dramatic results as the leafy growth explodes, thanks to all those new roots. It’s a hard-to-beat combo: less stress, root growth and rain. What to plant Some annual flowers and vegetables grow only in late fall, winter and early spring, so they need to be planted sometime soon. A few gardeners wait until around the holidays to plant these cool-season flowers, hoping they will bloom in late spring and miss winter’s rains. Others plant as early as they can, hoping to have flowers for the holidays. Good choices in cool-season bedding plants include annual African daisy, sweet alyssum, calendula, Canterbury bell, English daisy, Iceland poppy, larkspur, lobelia, pansy, annual phlox, ranunculus, stock, sweet pea, sweet William and viola. Ornamental cabbage and kale are two bedding plants grown for foliage, not flowers. In shady spots, try primroses and florist’s cyclamen.

Vegetables that do best in this season include beet, bok choy, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, carrot, cabbage, cauliflower, celery, endive, garlic, kale, kohlrabi, leek, head and leaf lettuce, mesclun mixes, onion, pea, radish, spinach, snow peas, Swiss chard and turnip. Grow them from seed or small plants, although broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage and cauliflower should be put in only as small plants so they can be planted a little deeper and stand up straighter.

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