To get everyone in the spirit of the season, here are a few Monday morning brain teasers to get you thinking about horticulture and the holidays. As always, it is a true and false format with the answers in tomorrow’s blog. The inspirational thought for the day is by Garrison Keillor. "A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together." Have a great Monday.
1.) The most commonly used species of evergreen used for Christmas trees in North America is the pine.
2.) Mistletoe is a parasitic plant.
3.) The Poinsettia was named after an American ambassador.
4.) The Christmas tree tradition began in Scandinavia.
5.) Sugar Plums are the dried candied fruit from the plum tree.
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