Deborah Silver of Detroit Garden Works recently sent me a whole collection of beautiful winter containers that she and her company have put together for their clients. I plan to save many of them as they will be perfect inspiration to share come next Christmas, but I wanted to show you some of those that you could put together, even now, that can satisfy for a couple more months.
Willow branches and forsythia are starting to show up at the floral sections near me….as much as it is a welcome site from what has been a particularly painful winter here in N.E., it feels a bit early…don’t you think?…really – it’s not even February yet. Well, at least it gives us a chance to change up any holiday containers to something a little more springy even if it is not likely that it will be uncovered by snow and ice anytime soon…(at least in my corner of the world).
I put this together to help get into the mood.
1. Forsythia, 2. Forsythia ‘Meadowlark’, 3. Forsythia Between Showers, 4. Forsythia, 5. forsythia!, 6. Forsythia Buds, 7. a little snow on the forsythia, 8. Pussy Willow, 9. There are willow pussies Clad in furry goods,, 10. Catkins from a willow., 11. PUSSY WILLOW, 12. siskin in spring plumage…….with matching pussy willow