Ever green finds from local stores that will last long after the holiday season

If you ask us, the trees in our great state are getting it right. Who needs gold, orange and red when you have green? The tried-and-true hue is a mainstay in yards around Louisiana regardless of the time of year. During the holiday season, though, it can also increasingly be found inside, as it is the ideal counterpart to bright Christmas crimson.

However, we suggest that, much like southern trees, green should have a place indoors year round. Here are a few eye-catching home items in the leafy shade that will take your home through the holidays and into the next season, and even the one after that.