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As the garden goes to sleep, it’s time to replenish garden supplies, add a house plant or two, and plan for next year. What a great opportunity to peruse the local nurseries and immerse yourself in the holiday spirit.

Rick’s Garden Center offers tropical plants, a dedicated cactus room, along with plenty of Christmas trees and wreaths. Tools include space-optimizing kits for self-watering table gardens and balcony gardens, while the foldaway garden kneeler and seat provides gardening cushion and comfort. Prepare now for seed sowing with Rick’s large selection of heirloom seeds and check next spring for their enhanced tomato plant offering.

Phelan Gardens showcases a wide assortment of garden essentials, garden décor, easy-care air plants, and Colorado-made Fire Mountain edibles. The adjoining greenhouse is full of plants including cyclamen and colorful Christmas cacti.

Phelan’s centerpiece Christmas tree is a nice example of organic décor sporting seed pods, dried leaves

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El Pasoans Help Me Shop For Halloween Decor in Summer

Yes, this is already happening people.

Halloween decor is already out and about El Paso stores. I can’t help but start spooky season once the 4th of July is over. Really, nothing else is happening until October, then Thanksgiving and Christmas come right after, very quickly.

So I need to celebrate spooky season as soon as possible. Even when it is over 100 degrees here in El Paso.

I don’t care about the pumpkin spice, or changing of temperature, I care about those damn hard-to-find ghost pillows.

Emily Murillo

Emily Murillo

Using my small power of weekend radio and the KISSFM Facebook page, I asked listeners to help me find local stores that already have Halloween decor available.

As always, our listeners did not disappoint. They quickly jumped in the comment section to mention where they have seen Halloween decor so far.

Even one nail salon used this Facebook post

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