Pinecones, evergreens, and winterberries are tucked into a box planted with boxwood bushes and ivy plants, giving it a lush look during a time when it is hard to grow leafy greens.
A winter planter doesn't need to be planted. Here a wire-frame window box is filled with a mix of cut evergreens, holly branches and decorative grapevine balls for a temporary display.
Blue Pot around White Metal Birdhouse (red Cardinal inside?)
Some gardeners are known to joke that while plants may be fleeting, artwork has permanence. That's a reassuring notion to keep in mind when choosing artful objects for your landscape.