Winter Decorations | Floral Arrangement Ideas for Winter (PART 2)


* This is PART TWO of a two-part article about “Floral Arrangement Ideas for Winter”. PART ONE can be found here.

Floral Arrangement Ideas for Winter

Floral Arrangement Ideas for Winter

Floral Arrangement Ideas for Winter

Floral Arrangement Ideas for Winter

Floral Arrangement Ideas for Winter

# Few flowers sum up winter more precisely than snowdrops and Christmas roses. Hellebores can be difficult to get to flower at the right time, often needing protection from slugs, snails and winter mud splashes to keep them pristine. Many other hellebore hybrids are easier to grow and just as beautiful.

Snowdrops are simple and they need nothing more than a twig or two of ivy or an evergreen leaf mixed with them. Display them in a small vase — white china is ideal — and enjoy their green and white innocence and delicacy. Several snowdrop-filled small containers can look more effective than a mass of flowers crowded into one larger bowl. Continue reading →

Winter Decorations | Floral Arrangement Ideas for Winter

Floral Arrangement Ideas for Winter

Floral Arrangement Ideas for Winter

Floral Arrangement Ideas for Winter

Floral Arrangement Ideas for Winter

Floral Arrangement Ideas for Winter

Floral Arrangement Ideas for Winter

Floral Arrangement Ideas for Winter

Winter decorations need not concentrate on flowers. There are many kinds of stems and twigs and good evergreen foliage that can be used to make unique floral arrangements. The winter garden may seem bleak and bare; but search carefully and you may find a few scented flowering branches or a winter iris, or berries left by the birds. Any offering at this time of year is welcome and valuable.

If you do have a garden, then consider planting a few special things just for winter picking for the house even if you have space for only a basic but useful shrub which should keep you in good green foliage and sprays of pinkish white flowers for weeks on end. Continue reading →