Witch hazel, which blooms in the middle of winter, is a natural remedy for the wintertime blues. With flowers that resemble delicate bits of yellow, copper, or red ribbon, witch hazel is not only a burst of color, but can also produce a delicious and powerful fragrance in the icy air. Plus: We list six of our favorite witch hazel varieties.
An Easter tree is a lovely way to decorate your home during the spring. Our assistant editor, Anna Stockwell, writes about her family's tradition of decorating with spring branches and homemade Easter eggs.