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Decorating with Holiday Greenery

Modern takes on wreaths, garlands, and bouquets give your home a fresh new look.

Produced by Christopher White; Text by Judy Prouty

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Holiday greenery
Lisa Hubbard
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Grand Opening

Make a striking statement in the entry hall with a live tree that can be planted outside when the holidays are history.

Here's how: We used a dramatic Blue Atlas cedar, but a small spruce or cedar set on a table creates a similar effect. Place the root ball of the tree in a galvanized tub. If necessary for stability, position using rocks or bricks and fill in with mulch to retain moisture. Don't remove a tree that's been planted in a plastic bucket—put it in the tub and top with floral moss. A living tree should be kept inside for no more than 10 days before planting.

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