closeup of rosemary

DIY
Rosemary Cone With Berries

Rosemary Cone with Berries

Full Sun Project
Plant a fragrant evergreen rosemary cone in a traditional urn and dress it up with rich, red berries for an easy holiday project that is guaranteed to turn heads.

Step 1: Find a location that gets at least 6 hours of sunlight.

Step 2: Fill an urn or pot about halfway full with Dr. Earth's Pot of Gold Potting Soil.

Step 3: Work in a handful of Dr. Earth's Root Zone fertilizer to promote root growth.

Step 4: Fill with more soil & plant rosemary in the center of the container.

Step 5: Add more potting soil & plant the rest of the plants around the rosemary, following the diagram.

Step 6: Fill in any gaps or holes in the soil between plants.

Step 7: Wrap artificial berries around rosemary starting from the top.

Rosemary topiary in black urn with red berries, ivy, panies and dusty miller

Care Instructions

Feel soil several inches down a few times a week. If the soil feels dry, it's time to water. If the soil feels moist, do not water & check again the following day. Feeling the soil for moisture levels will help avoid over-watering or under-watering your beautiful holiday urn.

Shopping List

  • 1 - Plant (A) - Rosemary cone
  • 3 - Plant (B) - Variegated Ivy
  • 3 - Plant (C) - White Pansies or Violas
  • 2 - Plant (D) - Dusty Miller
  • 1 - Plant (E) - Heuchera, purple variety 6.5-inch
  • 2 - Plant (F) - Plumosa Fern 4-inch
  • 1 - 20-inch pot with drainage holes
  • 1 - Bag Dr. Earth's Pot of Gold Potting Soil
  • 1 - Bag Dr. Earth's Root Zone Fertilizer

Recipe

A - Rosemary cone

B - Variegated Ivy

C - White Pansies or Violas

D - Dusty Miller

E- Heuchera, purple variety

F - Plumosa Fern

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