A live dogwood tree will let happiness bloom long beyond Christmas Day. Just Because Dogwood Tree, $44.00; seedsoflife.com
Dress the front door in jubilant holiday splendor with layers of multitextured greenery and eye-catching citrus fruits. Accented with luminous mesh ribbon, this organic display includes pine branches and magnolia leaves spiked with kumquats, clementines, and limes. From generous lengths of garland and a pair of hanging wreaths to overflowing garden urns and gift-wrapped gaslights, there is no fresher welcome than winter's fragrant foliage.