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Christmas in July─Getting Your Social Media Marketing into Holiday Mode

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Mastering Marketing - July 2017 With July temperatures approaching triple digits, it’s hard to start thinking about holiday marketing plans. For many that would be the Christmas season but, for direct farm marketers, the “holidays” encompass the Labor Day weekend, a six-week period in the Fall that...

Crab Cactus

Crab cactus, Thanksgiving cactus, Claw cactus, Schlumbergera truncate Jungle cactus seems like an oxymoron, but in the wild the plant family of crab cactus inhabits debris in the crotches of tropical trees. Like its cousin Christmas cactus, crab cacti bloom around holiday time. (Bloom time can be...
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