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Bill Eisley looks over part of this year’s poinsettia crop in Auburn. The Eisley family is known for growing varieties other than red; the poinsettias shown here are called Ice Punch for their red-and-white leaves. Nursery operators say they expect strong sales as people stick close to home.
Photo/Kevin Hecteman
A wide variety of poinsettia colors awaits shipment at Eisley Nursery in Auburn. Nursery sales have been strong all year, as people planted vegetable gardens and freshened their yards.
Photo/Kevin Hecteman
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