Posts tagged poinsettias

Today’s Topic: N.C. Christmas trees and poinsettias

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Christmas decorations were on display in some stores before Halloween, but the season for holiday greenery really kicks into gear now that Thanksgiving has passed. Choose-and-cut tree farms are now open in the mountains and foothills for […]


In the Kitchen with Lisa and Brian: Holiday Cheeseball

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their Got to Be Good Cookin’ segment using ingredients grown and available right here in North Carolina. We’ll post each video here, along with links to the recipes. Now that it’s December, Lisa and Brian turn their focus to N.C. goodies, gifts […]


Jingle bell, jingle bell, jingle bell…poinsettia

Overall, floriculture contributes more than $207 million to our state’s economy, and poinsettias play an important role in that industry – North Carolina produced about 4.6 million poinsettias in 2008 and generated cash receipts of $17.9 million. Poinsettias are grown in greenhouses across the state under specific climatic requirements. The plants must receive a balance […]