8 Cheerful Winter Container Gardens

Alongside a Fraser fir and winterberry holly combination, spikes of cardinal dogwood rise in the distance.

Spikes and Berries

Cardinal dogwood spikes shine. Fraser fir, white pine, Scotch pine, winterberry holly, dyed eucalyptus, caspia. The winter landscape designs in this slideshow are by Wilmette, Illinois, landscape architect Craig Bergmann.

Pretty Pots

Spruce, silver fir, Port Orford cedar, juniper, and 'Stoneham gold' cedar branches, orange-hue eucalyptus, caspia, and Southern magnolia leaves provide texture.

Magical Mix

The summertime wheelbarrow has annual flowers, while the winter version has noble fir, Port Orford cedar, dried eucalyptus, and winterberry holly.

Wheelbarrow Container

Fraser fir, burgundy-dyed eucalyptus, purple caspia, winterberry holly, and poppy pods are displayed in a moss-lined wire wall vase with florist foam.

Welcoming Wall

Spruce and cedar branches in florist foam are accented with caspia (Limonium latifolium) and pinecones on wood picks. Pack securely so you can remove old branches and still have a complete arrangement all season.

Elegant Urn

Made a potted (or cut) Fraser fir festive with dried artichokes, pear gourds, colored eucalyptus, caspia, astilbe seedpods, dried hydrangea blossoms, and pinecone garland

Festive Evergreen

This simple style uses pinecones, rose hips, dried pomegranates, sweetgum pods, and moss. Tip Start with garden items, then add these (available in crafts shops or florists).

Bowlful of Nature