The emotional message of The Polar Express provided a direct link to the emotional connection of fresh Christmas Trees
for parents and their children, the primary determinants of a Real Christmas Tree
We have a tradition of taking a double-spired spruce for our Christmas tree
SAN DIEGO -- With the Christmas season coming to a close, many families wrestle with the decision of what to do with their real Christmas tree
, and recycling is the most environmentally friendly option.
In New Brunswick alone there are around 350 Christmas tree
growers who work to produce up to 500,000 trees every year in order to meet the demand for the festive firs.
But here's something I bet you didn't know - the life cycle of a Christmas tree
from the seed to a 2m (7ft) tree takes, depending on species and treatment in cultivation, between eight and 12 years.
Even if deforestation had anything to do with Christmas trees
, artificial substitutes from China would be a peculiar way to prevent it.
But to whine because someone is calling a Christmas tree
- oops, let's be historically accurate and make that a tannenbaum - a holiday tree - frankly, it's as phony as the synthetic, stringy white beard on the ho-ho-ho face of the local mall Santa Claus.
Few things look more forlorn after the holidays than a dry Christmas tree
at the curb waiting to be recycled into mulch or chips.
Try reducing a cultured trunk to workable dimensions, and you end up with a Christmas tree
that is like a time bomb waiting to go off.
SAN DIEGO -- With the Christmas season just around the corner, the Pacific Northwest Christmas Tree
Association is busily preparing to harvest this year's crop of environmentally safe, family grown trees.
Hilltop Christmas Tree
Farms is a quality supplier of wholesale Christmas trees
to retailers; Hilltop also supplies wreaths, Christmas tree
stands, floral displays and display trees suitable for city squares and other professional installations.
In order to revive the festive feeling surrounding Christmas, the retailer is giving away a Christmas tree
to one lucky family.