Fall and winter holidays are almost here, with their bright, cheerful colors and unique natural elements – from gourds, fruits and nuts, to pine, holly and all your favorites! How about celebrating this year with a beautiful, welcoming seasonal landscape full of all the sights sounds, textures and scents of the season?
Today we’ve collected five of our popular blog posts to help you imagine, plan, and create your perfect holiday outdoor space. Whether you’re looking for curb appeal or a place to spend time during this cooler weather, we’ve got you covered. See if any of these ideas call to you, and get started on your best outdoor life!
1. Celebrate The Season With Gratitude For The Outdoors
Next holiday up: Thanksgiving! And it’s the perfect time to appreciate the bounty that nature offers. During this season of gratitude, we remember how fortunate we are to be able to experience the sight and sound of a waterfall, the vision of a flitting bird, the scent of a wood fire.
We’re not alone – we’ve worked with numerous customers throughout the years who have found joy, fulfillment, and peace in the space right outside their homes. We’ve collected a few of their stories and let them tell you in their own words how much their space means to them.
2. Welcome Guests For The Holidays With Great Landscaping
As you prepare to host friends and family for the holidays, you’re probably planning menus, cleaning the house, and setting up playlists for background music. But before your guests see, hear or taste anything, they’re going to be greeted by your landscape. What message are you sending to your guests? When they step out of their cars or walk up to your home, will it be warm, welcoming, and beautiful?
In this post we share ideas for getting your front yard guest-worthy, so you can begin to create a joyful, memorable experience from the first moment they lay eyes on your home.
3. How To Create Holiday Curb Appeal To Welcome Your Guests
Yes, we’ve got even more ideas to improve your holiday curb appeal! And none of them involve explosions of inflatables all over your yard. From welcoming guests, to welcoming family home each evening, there’s plenty you can do to set a warm and inviting tone.
Whether you’re looking for a quick holiday fix or long-term improvement, these ideas will help you set the stage for seasonal curb appeal you – and your guests, family and neighbors – will love.
4. Grow Holiday Dinner In Your Edible Winter Garden
The holiday season is practically synonymous with food! So many delicious culinary options, from hearty autumn root vegetables, to rich pumpkin and pecan pies. As you plan your holiday menu, have you considered including treats from your own garden?
If you love to cook and entertain, this season was made for you. So why not grow a few edibles of your own? There are plenty that can withstand cooler and even cold temperatures, and in fact, some plants that thrive and taste better when grown in cool weather!
5. Entertaining Outside In Winter: A Hot Party Guide For Cold Weather
It’s not winter yet, but it’s coming. Instead of hibernating this year, why not throw a party – outside? Yes, you can enjoy the outdoors during cool and even cold weather! The trick is to plan ahead and make sure your space is comfortable and pleasant, whether the snow is gently falling or a breeze is nipping at your nose.
Try some of these ideas for making your winter space the place to be. You might just discover a whole new season on joy!
Did any of these ideas spark your imagination? If you’re thinking about how to add holiday cheer to your landscape, contact us for a consultation. We’ll work with you to get your yard – front, back and everywhere in between – into great shape so you, your guests and family can enjoy it this season and every season throughout the year.