Pointsettias have begun to appear for sale. They provide color for the holidays and for a time after. Crotons are another plant to consider for indoor color over the winter and beyond. They can last for many years and with warm weather can be put outside in filtered light. Each leaf has a variety of colors ranging from yellow, to red and orange. Inside they require bright light and well-drained soil. Fertilize about every 2 weeks with a liquid organic fertilizer. Occasional misting of the leaves will help maintain their vitality. Small Norfolk Island pine trees are readily available this time of year and when decorated with small ornaments make a good holiday decoration. When kept in a bright window it will last many years.