Just because the leaves have fallen and the gardens have been put to bed, doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy the outdoors. It’s time to get festive. Winter greens are a great way to add life to planters. There are many different choices of greens to add to your planters. The can be as traditional or as wild as you like. Along with fresh cut greens there are options of branches, pine cones, berries and lovely faux materials. Have a certain color theme? Let it shine through with preserved tinted accent greens. Let your imagination run wild!
Just like a regular annuals planting; plan for thrillers, spillers and fillers. Use branches for height, greens as the fillers and draping evergreens, like cedar incense, or ribbon and accents for spillers.
Here are few tried and true winter greens that should fill out your planters: