Just because it is cold outside doesn't mean that you can't have something interesting and pretty to look at in your containers. I changed mine out from "Christmas" to "winter" the other day. Let's see how they got there....
I started with this.
I liked using the ornamental cabbages that I had from the fall. They were starting to look a little rough, though. So, out they went.
Once I removed everything, I had nice, empty pots. I actually had to bring them inside for a little bit to defrost them so I could remove stuff. : )
I love fresh greens for wintertime, but I don't love the cost. Lucky for me then that I found these wreaths on clearance for $2.99 apiece!
I clipped off the ribbon and doodads...
I then had two plain wreaths.
I laid them flat on my pots and added some branches I had cut off from my hibiscus plant. I had already spray painted the twigs a silvery color. Then, I added some dried ornamental grass that I bunched up and used a cable tie to attach to a little stake. Lastly, I put some pinecones around the base of the grasses and branches.
The branches could be any color. I may consider white in the future!
Wintertime? Why not add a little eye-catching interest to your containers. It will make you happy every time you see them and You Can Grow That.
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