A cast stone container designed by Scott Endres is one of seven shown below. Read on to see the components identified. Classic iron urn Contemporary aluminum cubes Double rice bucket Fiberclay classic Hypertufa Faux bois three Most gardeners store away their pots before winter hits, but not Scott Endres, co-owner of Tangletown Gardens in Minneapolis, Minnesota. When temperatures drop, he fills his containers with eye-catching combos of cold-hardy plants and cuttings. Six of Scott's wintry designs were featured in his article "It's never too cold for containers", published in the November/December 2011 issue of Fine Gardening (#142). Here are seven more designs, which didn't fit into the article but are too inspiring not to share. You can click on the unnumbered photos to enlarge them. Traditional iron urn 1. Preserved Baby Eucalyptus 2. Brunnia 3. Western Red Cedar 4. Princess Pine5. Yellow Twig Dogwood 6. Peacock Feathers 7. Bleached Kuwa Sticks 8. Fraser Fir Cast stone classic 1. Weeping Willow 2. Princess Pine 3. Bananna Sticks 4. Preserved Eucalyptus5. Paper Birch Bark 6. Orange Winterberry 7. Western Red Cedar 8. Dried Fern Fiddleheads 9. Orange Winterberry 10. Black Spruce 11. Pheasant Feathers 12. Bark-wrapped Wire 13. Buddah Nut Pods14. Moss-covered Orbs 15. Boxwood 16. Grape Vine Contemporary aluminum cubes 1. Paper Birch 2. Variegated Boxwood 3. Princess Pine4. Starfish 5. Noble Fir 6. Polished Black Stones Double rice bucket 1. Boxwood 2. Paper Birch 3. Orange Winterberry 4. Pheasant Feathers5. Princess Pine 6. Southern Magnolia 7. Sugar Pine Cones8. Blue Berried Juniper 9. Insense Cedar 10. Cinnamon Sticks 11. Polished White Stones Fiberclay planter 1. Red Twig Dogwood 2. Boxwood 3. Shore Pine4. Pepperberry Tips 5. Sugar Pine Cones Faux bois three 1. Lemon Cypress 2. Cinnamon Sticks 3. Pepperberry Tips4. Sequoia Cones 5. Reindeer Moss 6. Spanish Moss Hypertufa canister 1. Paper Birch Tips 2. Black Spruce 3. Paper Birch Stems4. Norway Spruce Cones 5. Norway Pine 6. Sugar Pine Cones 7. Manzanita Branch8. Manzanita Branch Related Articles Container Craze Contest Designing Containers for Shade: 360-Degree View An everyday object makes an unusual but handy garden tool Winter Containers: The Good, But Possibly Iffy (Part 2) View the discussion thread.