English ivy

The Ivy At Christmas Time

Once popularly paired with holly, English ivy over time fell out of favor of home decorators preparing for winter.

The History and Health of Holly

At this time of year, we sing of holly and decorate with it in our homes. It is firmly tied in our minds to Christmas, but have you ever wondered why?

Prune Your Evergreens for Free Holiday Décor

My holiday decorations often involve lots of evergreens. I use pine boughs and boxwood garlands, juniper wreaths and holly sprigs to spruce up our winter festivities.