As the holiday season comes to an end, often so do many plants that are popular holiday gifts, such as poinsettias and Christmas cacti. While these plants can be a challenge to keep healthy, the Dallas County Master Gardener Association offers information for those who want to try. Both plants can do well in pots, and have very specific light, shade and temperature needs.

Click here for information about long-term care for a poinsettia and here for the lo-down on the Christmas cactus.