Off Season Solution: Fireplaces and Plants

Off Season Solution: Fireplaces and Plants

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Regina Yunghans
Jun 1, 2010

While the fireplace may be a heat source in the winter, it becomes a sort of glorified shelf in the warmer months. It's long been a favorite topic of ours to find alternative ways to put it to use. And here's one more today: Each of these examples shows plants showcased on, in, or around the fireplace:

1 An arrangement is made within this firebox from Real Simple.
2 This photo, via Care Planning Associates, shows a small potted plant displayed on a beautiful stone mantel.
3 A hearty plant sits on the hearth of this fireplace. Mark Lund/Real Simple
4 A row of small topiaries brings an outdoor feeling to this fireplace mantel from Country Living.
5 And of course, the mantel is the perfect eye-level spot to show off colorful flowers. This example is via Martha Stewart.

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