For me, plants bring decorations to life. In winter it is especially nice to bring some of the outdoors in.
Make tree-trimming count! A bucket of branches from the apple tree (future firewood) and boughs from the spruce (overhanging the driveway). Add some lights on a timer and the odd extra bit and you get a bucket of cheer.
The progress of the amaryllis. Buds formed and shooting up quickly.