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December 13, 2018

 

Orchids Indoors

Orchids make great holiday gifts, as they keep on giving–possibly blooming for up to three months.

December 22, 2016

 

A single rose on the table can be a simple and elegant holiday arrangement.

Just A Rose

Holiday celebrations are always enhanced by fresh flowers, but with limited space on the table, one flower can be enough.

December 24, 2015

 

Different shades of poinsettia red.

Holiday Red

A single bloom cut from a poinsettia plant, with a short stem in a low vase, is also a space saving and inexpensive decoration for the holiday dinner table.

December 18, 2014

 

Arborvitae cones. Look around your yard for a variety of beautiful evergreen colors and textures!

Holiday Greens

Here are some tips for quick and easy and green holiday decor.

December 26, 2013

 

Viscum album.

European Mistletoe

We think of a sprig of mistletoe as something to kiss under at a holiday party, but it has a fascinating history...

December 19, 2013

 

A Christmas card from the 1880s depicting holly and mistletoe.

Thorny Holly

Holly bushes make excellent last minute holiday gifts!

November 21, 2013

 

Mums are inexpensive, easy to arrange, long-lasting in a vase…and look great on a Thanksgiving Day table!

Exports From China

Chrysanthemums are the quintessential fall flower in our Northern hemisphere gardens.

December 20, 2012

 

Items from nature make wonderful seasonal decorations.

Natural Decoration

During the holidays, it is interesting and fun to decorate with natural materials.

December 13, 2012

 

Yew berries in a low bowl or bottle can make a lovely quick arrangement during the winter holidays.

Quick Arrangements

If guests are expected and you have no flowers, just pick a few sprays of evergreens from the garden.

December 24, 2009

 

Louise B. Fisher: Flower Arranger For Colonial Williamsburg

Louise B. Fisher's traditional yet creative approach was a major force in defining an American style of flower arranging.

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