Garden Guru: Poinsettia
This ubiquitous Christmas plant is a spurge, it comes from Mexico and gets its name from the American, Joel Roberts Poinsett, who introduced it to the USA in 1825. Not very romantic, or Christmassy or British.
Does it still merit a place on your table this Christmas? well, yes ...
Garden Guru: Red Rogue
I have a love-hate relationship with poinsettia, that ubiquitous red and green festive pot plant – and I suspect I’m not the only one.
Come December every supermarket in the land is carpeted with their brash bracts in three handy sizes in a choice of luxury or utility p ...