MLP grad prods picky plant into Christmas color

Caleb Rempel, recent MLP grad, was one of four horticulture students at the University of Minnesota, Crookston who spent the last two months delivering nearly round the clock care to more than six hundred poinsettia cuttings.

Despite the near ubiquitous presence of poinsettia during the holiday season, it requires a lot of planning and care to produce brightly colored plants.

For more on this story, see the Dec. 20 Observer Advocate.