Goin’ green

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Posted: November 10, 2012

The Winchester Star

Making natural arrangements for the holidays can be simple, using evergreens, fruits, vegetables and berries in the arrangements and then finishing with decorations.
Two types of wreath forms are used — a straw frame and a wire frame. The straw frame is easier and cheaper because the plants can be poked into the form.The wire frame is reusable, but if someone misses a spot, it is harder to go back and fill in.
A swag is a group of greens clustered together and bound with green floral wire. Top with a bow or decoraton.


The holidays are a time for celebrating life and giving thanks, so nature should be a part of the festivities.

Thanksgiving and Christmas are holidays for being appreciative and…

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