Forest Park Review from Forest Park, Illinois on December 23, 1970 · Page 15
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Forest Park Review from Forest Park, Illinois · Page 15

Forest Park, Illinois
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Wednesday, December 23, 1970
Page 15
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FOREST ^ARK REVIEW, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1970, PACK 15 the world is happy . . . it's Christmas Day, the bells are ringing those special Christmas wishes of joy and happiness to all. We are taking this perfect opportunity to express deep appreciation to you, our valued, friends and customers. Edwin Hancock Engineering Co. CONSULTING ENGINEERS 7521 Madison St. Forest Park, III. We're singing carols to you with hearts full of optimum wishes for (hrlstmostlde! OLIVER FENCE & Iron Works 1233 Circle Ave. ~ FO 6-0336 CHRISTMAS CHEER We would like to extend our warmest wishes to all our Mends, patrons. VINCE BARBER SHOP W. Randolph (Cor. of DesPlainos) -*- K •v£*' ~~ V W, //vfrVji,"- ~^M^ ^ vZ&j'Ms *& .-^tp^-is-l-^ * t-/& Christ mas To till the girls who ivear pretty things, and to their families and friends, our greetings and thanks. Do have a lovely Christmas. Madlyn's 501 DESPLAINES lenim DV hlsie Kel . m Caring For Gift Plants Holiday gift plants from the florist present special problems. They are usually in full bloom at the time of their arrival and often are transferred from congenial greenhouse surroundings to the harsher conditions of the home at seasons not especially suited to such moves. They there- for need special care. Because their pots are likely to be full of roots, give particular attention to their moisture requirements. Don't let the soil dry out but avoid constant saturation. Watering by the immersion method is nearly always more satisfactory than top-watering. Do it at least once a week even if you water at the top In between. Try to accommodate the new arrivals favorable. Avoid drafty places. Certain kinds such as cinerarias, cyclamen, and Christmas peppers need cool locations. A sun porch where the temperature does not go below forty degrees at night nor above sixty-five in the daytime suits them well. If you cannot provide this, select positions close to east or west windows and away from radiators where temperatures will not be too high. Naturally you want to keep flowering plants blooming as long as possible and in some cases, to retain them for future years. Some gifts, such as the Christmas poinsettia, last best in a warm room. Water freely. Primulas remain attractive many weeks in cool rooms. Good light is important, and don't forget to pick the faded flowers. Cinerarias need cool conditions and need plenty of water. Discard after blooms stop. Cyclamen need same conditions, good light; comes in red, pink and white. Dishgardens, often containing an assortment of plants that need different growing conditions, are popular. These are arranged by the florist to produce eye appeal usually without much regard for the real needs of the plants. The recipient of one of these is going to look forward to great pleasures, providing care in watering is taken, because of poor drainage. Here is wishing everyone of my readers; the healthiest, happiest and most blessed HOLIDAY SEASON and may you get a "green thumb" from Santa. To All Our Customers Due to the way the Holidays fall this year we would very much appreciate your indulgence and cooperation with our plans. FRUITCAKE • COOKJiT- STOLLEN can be picked up earlier in the week. Other orders could be picked up WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY We will be CLOSED FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY DECEMBER 25th, 26th, & 27th OUR EMPLOYEES DESERVE THE REST AND OPPORTUNITY TO BE WITH THEIR FAMILIES AS EVERYONE ELSE. PLEASE ORDER EARLY HOLIDAY Walter & £(iAal>etk Sc/imiJt Schmidt's PASTRY & COFFEE SHOP 7332 34 Madison St. 366-3669

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