Enjoy a beautiful carpet by letting spreading evergreens become a groundcover. A creeping blue spruce (Picea pungens 'Procumbens', shown here), junipers, or spreading pine is perfect for filling a space with year-round color and interest.
DIY console details - plans Southern Yellow Pine for the Top and Shelves, and regular SPF (spruce, pine, and fir) for everything else. Special Walnut by Minwax. DIy Furniture plans build your own furniture
Birds Nest Spruce: zone part sun to shade. Low growing evergreen with dense, flat topped branches. Concave centre resembles a bird's nest. A refreshing light green colour for the new growth in spring, sometimes again later in summer.
A lush green or blue spruce tree adds color to every landscape right from January to December. The needles of a pine tree add texture and interest. With evergreen trees and shrubs, one can also expect their needles to drop as it is a natural process.
DIY: Etched Snowflake Ornaments in Birch. Each year we cut off the end of our real Christmas tree (after New Years typically), and then make an ornament for the next winter season!- Nice idea since hubby instist on having a real tree :)
Hardwood firewood for sale by The Wood Yard in Spruce Pine, NC