Holiday Container Garden Ideas

The holidays are upon us, and it is time to enchant your space with Christmas joy. Bring home the holidays with the perfect plants and enjoy the sights and smells of the season.

Lavender Holiday Plant for Christmas | Calloway's Nursery

Not sure where to start? Try making a holiday-themed container garden! Fill your favorite pottery with fresh cool season color and Christmas greenery to complete your holiday décor.

Christmas Container Gardens | Calloway's Nursery


First, fill your containers with Calloway’s Premium Container Potting Soil, leaving room for your plants. Our new Premium Container Potting Soil helps your plants get the best start for healthier, continued growth.



For a delicious fragrance and gorgeous texture, start your container garden with Christmas greenery like a Lavender Holiday Tree. This living tabletop topiary has silvery foliage and requires some pruning to maintain the elegant tree shape.

Planting Lavender Holiday Tree for Christmas | Calloway's Nursery

Next, surround the Lavender Tree with red Cyclamen for holiday flair. Cyclamen contains blooms with swept-back petals among a cascade of heart-shaped leaves. The distinctive features of Cyclamen make them a delight for containers and gardens throughout the cooler seasons.

Red Cyclamen Flower Plant for Christmas Holidays | Calloway's Nursery

To complete your red and green container garden, add in some fresh herbs like Blue Label Organic English Thyme or Oregano. Thyme and Oregano are perennial staples in any herb garden. They are fragrant and can be used to add extra flavor to your holiday feast!

Thyme Plant for Christmas Holidays | Calloway's Nursery

Paired with gorgeous white pottery, this holiday creation is the perfect addition to your décor!

Red and Green Container Garden Flower Plant for Christmas Holidays | Calloway's Nursery



For a natural color scheme, start with a classic holiday plant like a Norfolk Island Pine. An easy-care plant with festive appeal, Norfolk Island Pine is known for its needled, arching branches and vibrant green color. This is a lovely tabletop plant for fun decorations during the Christmas season and throughout your office and home. Looking for a unique gift? This lovely little plant comes with a handy gift tag!

Norfolk Island Pine for Christmas Holidays | Calloway's Nursery

Next, add crisp white Cyclamen as an accent. The white petals of Cyclamen among the greenery of this container adds a glowing essence, reminiscent of Christmas lights.

White Cyclamen Flower Plant for Christmas Holidays | Calloway's Nursery

To complete your green and white combination, add in fresh herbs like Blue Label Organic Purple Sage. Purple Sage is a popular choice to add flavor to your turkey dinners. This strong scented herb gives an earthy flavor and is popular to use in poultry and meat dishes and is filled with vitamins and minerals.

Purple Sage Plant for Christmas Holidays | Calloway's Nursery

Accent your holiday décor with your creation to compliment your Christmas style!

Green and White Container Garden Flower Plant for Christmas Holidays | Calloway's Nursery



For a quick container garden and easy gift idea, try planting a fresh Poinsettia in stylish pottery! No other plant says ‘Christmas’ like the dazzling colors of Poinsettias! The bright leaves capture the joyous sentiments of the holidays with bright, bold colors. Poinsettias from Calloway’s and Cornelius Nursery are selected for their unmatched quality and selected from premium growers to ensure that you receive the best of the best.

Red Poinsettia for Christmas Holidays | Calloway's Nursery

This holiday season, we are donating 10% of all Poinsettia sales to Lena Pope where they help children get the best possible start in life. Lena Pope, based in Fort Worth, is committed to improving the well-being of children and their families by providing prevention and early intervention programs that increase child and family resiliency. Their evidence-based programs offer a range of services including mental health counseling, behavior interventions, and education programs focused in social and emotional learning. Lena Pope works every day to meet the emotional, behavioral, and intellectual needs of children, youth, adults, and families. For more information about Lena Pope, visit



Always water in your plants thoroughly. Add more potting soil if needed. Feed your plants with Calloway’s Natural Lawn & Garden Food. With a 10-3-1 formula containing Nitrogen, Phosphate, and Soluble Potash, our Natural Lawn & Garden Food helps produce better results for healthier plants. It increases soil organic matter, provides beneficial fungi and bacteria, and promotes organic Chelation of iron.



Holiday Themed Gardens for Christmas Holidays | Calloway's Nursery

To better serve you, at your community Calloway’s and Cornelius, we have convenient ways to shop for all your holiday favorites! Shop our community stores or shop online for Curbside Pickup or Delivery to save you time this holiday season!

Stop by today and explore our entire selection of seasonal plants! Have questions? Ask our Texas Certified Nursery Professionals; they are here to help!