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:
Above: Kendra pays a visit to Burghley House near Stamford, Lincolnshire, to investigate the mysteries of mistletoe.
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).
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.
Above: Erin also shares her techniques for creating the illusion of a Christmas tree via scent.
Above: Justine decked her halls with foraged plants from her “withered yard” and a little gold paintâ€”cheap and easy.