Trending on Gardenista: The Mysteries of Mistletoe and More by

Issue 102 · True North · December 13, 2013

Trending on Gardenista: The Mysteries of Mistletoe and More

Issue 102 · True North · December 13, 2013

Over on Gardenista, Kendra explains the history of mistletoe (did you know the Druids and Vikings considered it sacred?), Michelle chooses gifts for the armchair gardener, and Justine decks her halls with foraged plants made glamorous. Read on for more:

Mistletoe Tree Gardenista

Above: Kendra pays a visit to Burghley House near Stamford, Lincolnshire, to investigate the mysteries of mistletoe.

Piet Oudolf Book Gardenista

Above: Gifts for the armchair gardener? Michelle's got you covered (her favorite book of the season is Piet Oudolf's Planting: A New Perspective).

Chartreuse Christmas Gardenista

Above: Erin, our small-space urban dweller, created a two-dimensional wreath using prigs of kumquat, cedar, dark green pine , foil tape in brass, and colorful washi tape.

White Sage Incense Gardenista

Above: Erin also shares her techniques for creating the illusion of a Christmas tree via scent.

Gilded Holiday Decor Gardenista

Above: Justine decked her halls with foraged plants from her "withered yard" and a little gold paint—cheap and easy.



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