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Winter Patio Decorating Ideas

Winter Patio Decorating Ideas

Winter patio decorating ideas – When you think of the patio during the winter months, ‘gray’, ‘gloomy’ and ‘boring’ are words that probably come to mind. But your winter patio doesn’t have to be any of that! Here are some helpful winter patio decorating ideas that will brighten any garden space.

Poinsettias are in season and their vibrant red, white or pink hues, combined with their green leaves, are enough to add color to any gray and dismal outdoor area. Go to your local supermarket or nursery and stock up on a few of these plants. You can keep them in containers or plant beds outside, but bring them back inside or cover them up if the outdoor temperatures get extremely cold or if a freeze is expected. Be sure to keep them away from pets though. Poinsettias are only mildly toxic to animals, but it’s better safe than sorry.