If the plant is in a foil wrap, remove the wrapping when you water. If you don’t, the water will pool in the foil. A poinsettia that sits in water will die. Always drain any water from the foil, saucer or basket into which the plant will sit.
That’s all for this week. I’ll talk to you again next week.
Tim Lamprey is the owner of Harbor Garden Center on Route 1 in Salisbury. His website is www.Harborgardens.com. Do you have questions for Tim? Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org, and he will answer them in upcoming columns.