Evergreen holly with blue-green background and red berries.  Holly Berries:  How to Guarantee Berries on Your Holly

Holly Berries – How to Guarantee Berries on your Holly

Berries brighten holiday decor, much like holiday lights. Bright red berries tucked in glossy, evergreen foliage or standing alone in stark contrast to a tan stem. Nothing says holiday like holly berries.

But the abundant berries don’t just appear on their own. Winter may be the time of year that we adore our holly, but spring is the time when all the magic happens. We’re talking about the birds and the bees.

Yellow flowers of Goldenrod against blue sky. Autumn Allergies: Goldenrod vs. Ragweed

Autumn Allergies – Goldenrod vs. Ragweed

Autumn allergies abound this time of the year and the leading plant to take the blame is goldenrod. But, my friends, goldenrod is not the culprit of your sniffles and sneezles. In a case of mistaken identity, goldenrod takes the full blame for fall time hay-fever. The real culprit hides, camouflaged, behind the blooming beauty that is goldenrod. What is behind your autumn misery? Ragweed.