History of the Poinsettia

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Poinsettias were known at least as far back as Aztec times, when in the 14th to 16th centuries they used them for practical purposes. The sap was used for controlling fevers and the bright red, flower-like bracts for dye. Franciscan priests began using the “flowers” ornamentally in the 17th century as part of their nativity… Read more »

2015 Unilock Awards of Excellence

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2015 Unilock Awards of Excellence recognizes top designers and contractors for outstanding and skillful work in seven categories. Bret-Mar Landscape was a top finalist in Unilock’s before & after category. Projects in this category must display photos of the original site and final completion. Elite landscape professionals from the Midwest entered over 300 projects. Only… Read more »