It's time to plan an unforgettable Christmas. With only a month left for you to do so, have you figured out how to spend this memorable holiday with your family? You need to prepare carefully in many aspects for this upcoming holiday, for example, you need to plan a warm and rich Christmas dinner and invite your friends to join you, decorating your home is essential, and creating a strong Christmas atmosphere is the focus of every year's holiday.
You may have a Christmas tree with gifts and lights by the closet, a Christmas stocking with gifts by the child's bed, and a romantic Christmas wreath on the door of the house. But, my friend, don't forget to decorate your garden with plants and other ornaments and try to use environmentally friendly decorative materials, taking into account the ecology.
Popular Christmas plants
Red Romance - Christmas Poinsettias
Poinsettias are a plant that many families prepare for Christmas, both indoors and outdoors, you can see Poinsettias, both because their brilliant red leaves fit perfectly with the Christmas theme and because of some widespread legends, which say that the star-shaped leaves represent the Star of Bethlehem and the red color represents the blood sacrifice of Jesus during the crucifixion.
Because of their characteristics and significance, Poinsettias have become an almost exclusive plant for Christmas. Poinsettias add joy and romance to Christmas, so people like to buy or plant a lot of Poinsettias for Christmas. Indoors, people usually put them in the living room and next to the fireplace, and outdoors you can see them neatly placed on the sides of the garden.
You can grow your own poinsettias
Buying Christmas greenery and flowers is a big expense for every family at Christmas, and you can certainly find well-cultivated poinsettias from professional gardeners at flower markets, but it is not cost-effective to buy them from a professional flower market every year.
While cultivating poinsettias can be a bit of a challenge, once you get the hang of it, you can cultivate your poinsettias and save money for your home.
Grow tent is the ideal breeding location for Poinsettias
Poinsettias' more demanding growing conditions have deterred many amateur gardeners from growing them. Compared to traditional gardening, which is largely influenced by weather and other factors, modern gardening has advanced in that people can create their growing conditions that are favorable to the plants and adjust and control the variables about the actual situation. If you are worried that Poinsettias will not survive well where you live, you can use grow tent to help you fulfill your desire to grow Poinsettias.
Poinsettias need full sunlight to grow, which is a key factor that affects Poinsettias and largely influences the brightness of their leaves and even determines whether they will survive. If you move Poinsettias in a mini indoor planting tent, you won't be bothered by light, as you can use adjustable light to simulate the right light conditions.
Cultivating Poinsettias also requires high-quality soil, and if you plant them in a random patch of soil, they may die after a while. Therefore, you need to buy some planting pots and loose organic soil and note that the ph level of the soil needs to be kept between 5.5 and 6.5. Then make your Poinsettias pots and move them into a grow tent for easy care, with a viewing window so you can keep an eye on your plants and see how they are growing.
Poinsettias also have very high requirements for temperature and moisture. Poinsettias thrive in temperatures between 60 and 70 degrees Fahrenheit, and temperatures that are too high or too low are not conducive to the growth of Poinsettias. Poinsettias are very "delicate" and you will need to keep the soil moist regularly, as dry soil can cause Poinsettias to die from lack of water. A humidifier, heater, and water bottle are all necessary helpers for your Poinsettias to bloom successfully in winter.
Grow tent is an enclosed hut made of a special impermeable material that ensures that 100% of the light and heat is applied to your Poinsettias. The mini planting tent makes your cultivation process easier and more controlled.
The essential green for Christmas - the Christmas tree
Your friends will be very surprised if your family does not consider a Christmas tree for Christmas, a tall, coniferous tree draped with many decorations that is a symbol of Christmas.
You can plant Christmas trees on both sides of the entrance to your garden, which will make your garden look neat and structured, and at Christmas time lights and decorations are hung on the trees to make your garden look festive.
It is a Christmas custom in many homes to break off some branches from the tree and make a wreath, decorate your wreath with flowers and decorations, and hang it on the bedroom door and the front door of the house.
Greenhouses help you to cultivate Christmas trees
More and more families tend to buy real trees to decorate into colorful Christmas trees, they feel that simulated trees don't look as beautiful and delicate, and during the epidemic, it is a risky thing to make frequent trips to major farms just to pick out the best Christmas tree. So, people gradually felt that growing their own christmas tree was a great alternative. Christmas trees are larger than the average plant, so people like to move these trees with needles into greenhouses to cultivate them and dress them up, and set them in their gardens during the holidays.
You need to know the species and growth habits of the tree to pick the one that is most beautiful and easy for you to cultivate.
First, for example, like cool climates and grow in rich, well-drained soil in upland areas; these trees give off fragrance and are beautifully shaped. Pines, cypresses, and snow shirts are very hardy and very cold tolerant and are suitable for growing in any soil.
No matter what variety of Christmas trees you have, it won't take much effort to care for them, but please remember to check the growth and water it often, but don't water too much.
A world of colors - beautiful Christmas flowers
The cold winter months often feel lifeless and uninteresting, and the cold wind and wilted leaves may lower people's expectations of Christmas. This is when your home is especially lucky if you have a warm planting tent in your garden, and you can decorate your garden with Christmas cacti, ferns, and other flowers grown in a greenhouse as holiday plants.
Scented flowers such as marigolds and rosemary add to the festive atmosphere of your garden, and during the Christmas season, give small flowers to friends to enhance your relationship.
Have an eco-green Christmas!
Garlands or wreaths made of pine branches, flowers, and pine cones are very popular Christmas decorations, and the most meaningful thing about them is that they have more value even after Christmas.
These decorations made of natural materials can decompose naturally without any stress to the environment and you can use these materials as mulch to protect your soil.
Dried flower petals can be made into specimens and hung on the wall as lasting decorations. Herbs, fresh flowers, and leaves can be used as fertilizer to promote plant growth after they wilt.
Decorate your Christmas and light up your winter
The cold winter wind makes people accustomed to wrapping themselves into warm coats, people’s communication is reduced by this dry atmosphere, and enthusiasm for life is reduced in this winter than in the warm spring and enthusiastic summer.
Christmas is a great opportunity for people to communicate more and increase their expectations for 2023. Let the Christmas lights light up your winter!