Roses Are Red for the Wrong Reasons

By: Brandi Young Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays, so during my research investigating the environmental impacts of the season, I hoped I wouldn’t find anything shocking. Unfortunately, that is not the case. As with all other holidays, although the sentiments involved may be honest, they cause massive amounts of waste.  With Valentine’s … More Roses Are Red for the Wrong Reasons

The Christmas Cactus

With its funny genus name, Schlumbergera, the Christmas cactus is a lovely plant to care for, and enjoyable to learn about. These tropical cacti are native to Brazil, where they grow in mountains and on top of other plants. In Brazil they bloom around Easter, but in Ohio’s climate they flower around Thanksgiving and Christmas. … More The Christmas Cactus