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  1. 12-20-14 - Live Cut Christmas TreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WTVN-AM Columbus

    Okay, so you'd like to have a live tree to decorate for Christmas, but you're not sold on a cut tree, and you have no place to plant a live evergreen. Well guess what? I have your answer - it grows indoors, and it really is a pine! Okay, it's actually a tropical pine, and it's called Norfolk Island Pine.

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  2. Rodd Moesel: Many great gifts to buy for gardenersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | NewsOK.com

    ... swags and ropes of evergreens to decorate their home and office. Poinsettias of all colors, cyclamen, Norfolk Island pines and amaryllis have been adding color and atmosphere to the holiday festivities in many homes and businesses. If you get a ...

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  3. Holiday Plants, Holiday SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Patch.com

    ... a contact dermatitis may result. If eaten, they may cause injury to the digestive track. Holiday cacti and Norfolk Island pines are nontoxic. Ornamental pepper plants with their tiny, bright colored fruits are not poisonous but; wow, are they hot! ...

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  4. Voyle: Plants that last past ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Daily Press & Argus

    ... direct sun and not placed close to either heat or cold sources. Another plant that can be a long timer is the Norfolk Island pine. It requires more attention to keep it growing and looking good. It requires temperatures in the high 60s or low 70s ...

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  5. Advent Jesse Tree Bible ornaments, Christian Christmas countdown craftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Examiner.com

    ... a symbol to represent the Bible story. Set up a small artificial tree (available at dollar stores) or live Norfolk Island pine. Make Bible ornaments. You'll need recycled cardboard and plastic, assorted fabric, yarn, small silk flowers, game pieces, ...

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  6. Colorful Christmas gifts for home and gardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | West Hawaii Today

    ... rubum ) with green and red leaves and the sealing wax palm ( Cyrtostachys lakka ). Don't forget the popular Norfolk Island pine as a living gift. Used as a living Christmas tree, it may then be planted outside after the holidays or kept in a pot for ...

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  7. Australia All Over highlights available for podcast and download 14 DecemberRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | ABC News

    This week, Peter calls in from Norfolk Island; and Leonie and her husband are on their way to Queensland, to restore an old player-piano. Ian replays a couple of interviews which he recorded on a trip to Adelaide this week; and his studio guests are Padre Jim Cosgrove and surfing film maker, Jack McCoy.

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  8. 10 gift ideas for gardeners: George WeigelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | PennLive.com

    ... Farm and Greenhouses of Monroe Twp., for example, has ceramic pots of a poinsettia, a glitter-adorned Norfolk Island pine and a frosty fern with a bow for $34, or table-top fairy gardens of five plants, fairy accessories and moss and stone paths for ...

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  9. Tropical island pines offer green alternatives for ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | West Hawaii Today

    ... alternatives to the imported trees. Though they are not actually in the pine family their common names, Norfolk Island pine and Cook Island pine relate to their similar appearance to members of the Pinaceae. These two trees are pine-like in their ...

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  10. How to buy the perfect Christmas treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... The Norfolk pine is not any kind of a pine -- it's an ancient and totally unrelated species of conifer from Norfolk Island in the South Pacific (not Norfolk, Virginia). And poinsettias are from Mexico. So bring these plants home promptly -- don't ...

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  11. Way Back When ? December 1914Read the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | Edhat

    ... with the plan all year. Four percent interest - those were the days, eh? Many Santa Barbarans think that the Norfolk Island Pine at the northwest corner of Carrillo and Chapala

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  12. Garden PlotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... The Norfolk pine is not any kind of a pine -- it's an ancient and totally unrelated species of conifer from Norfolk Island in the South Pacific (not Norfolk, Virginia). And poinsettias are from Mexico. So bring these plants home promptly -- don't ...

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  13. Pel-Air crash investigation was a debacle from go to whoaRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | Crikey

    A Pel-Air jet crashed into the sea near Norfolk island with six people aboard. The subsequent investigation revealed rank incompetence on the part of the aviation authorities.

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  14. Minister returns homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Bega District News

    ... d is concerned." After he leaves Bega this month, Pastor Lukins will be doing three months supply ministry on Norfolk Island, then "work out what retirement is about, with the prospect of future supply ministry".

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  15. I Do, I Do: For this Gator and Wolverine, only an outdoor ceremony would doRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... it's time to get started," Emily said. During the service, the outdoorsy nature lovers ceremonially planted a Norfolk Island Pine using soil from their home states of Florida and Michigan. "Pretty much everyone laughed because the way Emily's ...

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  16. Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas for Gardeners in 2014Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | PRWeb

    Still looking for that last minute gift? Enhance any gardener's home by adding a green touch to their lives this holiday. There's nothing better than a creative, personalized gift that can be enjoyed season after season.

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  17. A few gift ideas for your favorite gardenerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | UpNorthLive.com

    ... re worried the family pet will pull down a full-size tree. PlantMasters in Suttons Bay has a large variety of Norfolk Island Pines you can decorate. Prices range from $7.99-$39.99.

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  18. New inquiry into 2009 plane ditchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Age

    A new inquiry will be held into the ditching of a medi-vac plane in the ocean near Norfolk Island in 2009. A nurse was seriously injured in the incident after bad weather stopped the Pel-Air plane from making a refuelling stop at Norfolk Island.

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  19. Celebrate Christmas in Hawaii with plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | West Hawaii Today

    ... A few of the many other plants that will thrive indoors are African violets, Chinese evergreen, Aspidistra, Norfolk Island pine, Rex begonia, Fittonia, wandering jew, jade plant and Asparagus plumosus. Chances are even the veteran gardener may have ...

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  20. Pet tales: Holiday decorations can be harmful to petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... behavior or even collapse," Mr. Mahaney said. Another area of concern is live trees - including those smaller Norfolk Island pines that many people keep as year-round houseplants. "The toxic mechanism is unknown," Mr. Mahaney said, but "ingestion of ...

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