Live Christmas Tree Care

Why Buy a Live Christmas Tree? If you are planning to add an evergreen to your landscape, you can buy one now, use it as a Christmas tree, then plant it outside. All Meadows Farms live Christmas trees sell at half the price charged at most nurseries; therefore, the price difference in a live tree… Read More

How To Care For Your Poinsettia

Poinsettias are the number one potted plant sold in the United States. This is amazing, given the fact that they sell mainly during the Christmas holiday season. They are colorful and fit the holiday perfectly. Dispelling The Poisonous Poinsettia Myth We’ve finally refuted the old wives’ tale concerning the alleged claim that poinsettias are poisonous…. Read More

Holiday Decorating

When the leaves have all fallen, the flowers have died, and the grass is no longer green, you can still enjoy some curb appeal with a few easy decorating ideas. First, look around your yard to see what IS green! You may see pines, spruces, hemlocks, hollies, and magnolias, to name a few. You may… Read More

Interesting Facts About Mistletoe

The following article comes from our own Bonnie Pega’s blog from the Great Big Greenhouse in Richmond, originally published on December 4th, 2018. Are you hanging a sprig of mistletoe over your door this holiday season? Here are some interesting facts about this holiday staple. The botanical name for mistletoe is “Phoradendron,” which means tree thief. While… Read More

Cut Christmas Tree Care

Meadows Farms carries the best variety of cut Christmas trees to be found anywhere in the Metropolitan area to provide every family with their favorite kind of Christmas tree. Some trees do hold their needles longer than others, but it is more a matter of care and preservation measures after you get the tree home… Read More

Fun Poinsettia Facts

The following article comes from our own Bonnie Pega’s blog from the Great Big Greenhouse in Richmond, originally published on November 19th, 2018. We are surrounded by beautiful poinsettias right now, so here are some interesting poinsettia facts and tidbits about them: Poinsettia, botanically Euphorbia Pulcherrima, is named for Dr. Joel Roberts Poinsett, the first U.S minister… Read More