Many families will pick out fresh Christmas trees soon. Choose carefully for a tree that will stay beautiful and safe through the holidays, says Sharon Yiesla, plant knowledge specialist in the Plant Clinic at The Morton Arboretum.
The same pots that burst with bright annuals this summer can provide color, texture, and interest this winter, according to Abigail Rea, manager of horticulture at The Morton Arboretum. Many of the materials can be found right in your garden. Rea offers tips for interesting holiday containers.