(Natural) Tidings of Comfort and Joy “Tis the season for red and green and green, and more green. Using live greenery to spruce up your place certainly provides aromatic accents, but making it a family project can truly create great holiday memories. Here’s how to make a tradition out of a simple walk in nature.
Deck the Halls with Boughs of Holly
The first step in creating a live wreath is to gather the elements. This may be the most fun for children. Call it a “nature hike” or an “exploring adventure” instead of “cutting greenery” to really pique their interest.
“A lot of these things [used to make a wreath] can be found outside their backdoor,” said Katy Murray, Garden Manager of The farmbasket, where they have been creating custom-made Christmas wreaths for 15 years.