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Online plant-parents fuel market boom: here are the plant-influencers to follow this season.

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Social media influencers are making plants their priority in this new age of regreening our lives, and from October on, the poinsettia takes centre stage.

A massive boom in houseplant ownership is being fuelled by a combination of growing urbanisation and a global crisis followed by lockdowns, which resulted in huge numbers of people working from home. No more merely home accessories, houseplants…

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Poinsettias through the ages: loved by young and old.

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Not just for silver surfers, these exotic seasonal plants can be embraced by young and old alike

Whilst they have been prevalent for centuries across the whole of society in their native Mexico, poinsettia’s long association with Christmas tradition means they have tended to be favoured by an older consumer demographic.

 

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From radiant reds to winter wonderland whites – how poinsettias tap into colour trends this festive season

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This Christmas is looking set be rather special. After the last 18 months when we have been apart so much, it looks like we’re on track to welcome friends and family into our homes once again to celebrate a traditional festive season that we all missed so much last year.

With a renewed sense of optimism prevailing as we get set to ring in the New Year with loved ones, creating a winter wonderland…

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We’re dreaming of a plastic-free Christmas!

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Poinsettias bring the beauty of nature indoors, they make a beautiful, sustainable alternative to plastic and are the perfect antidote to the fossil fuel-dependent culture of the festive season.

Poinsettia growers are gearing-up for what could be their busiest season ever. Soaring interest in indoor plants, driven by social media and the fashion for filling homes with greenery, is driving the…

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Brush-up on your poinsettia know-how with this festive. Advent Calendar from Stars for Europe!

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You know that the festive season is in full swing when beautiful poinsettias adorned with wonderfully coloured bracts festoon shops, restaurants and, of course, our homes. How much do you know about these Christmas wonders; their incredible journey to become a part of UK tradition, and how to keep plants at their prime throughout the holiday period and beyond?

The experts at Stars for Europe, the…

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