There are simple ways we can use what is already growing in our own gardens besides putting up a Christmas tree.
In this handmade bench bough, three different locally-growing cedar branches were woven together, giving the bough different textures. The bough was woven with a beige wired ribbon then attached to the top of this barnwood garden bench:
These should last a week to 10 days before the needles dry. Once removed, compost or pile in a garden corner for winter wildlife cover.
Simple, clean and elegant way to quickly give your garden benches a little hint of the holidays.