The holly and the ivy and the natural way to celebrate Christmas

Floral designer Hanna Heubach takes a simple, sustainable approach to Christmas decorating, and she gives Ali Rochford some tips on how to make the most of the nature on our doorsteps

Hanna Heubach settled in Co Cork 25 years ago and began growing flowers sustainably, long before it became trendy.

‘Tis (finally) the season to be jolly and many people are being drawn to a simpler more sustainable way to decorate their homes this Christmas.

Materials gathered from the garden and further afield can create a feeling of calm and restfulness, not least because, in these days of plastic overload, going green is kinder to the planet and gets our creative juices flowing.

Floral designer Hanna Heubach is the champion of a simple approach to ...