Christmas trees

Where Was Your Christmas Tree Grown?

Unless you went out and cut it down yourself, there's a good chance your Christmas tree wasn't grown here in Connecticut . More than half of the trees sold in the United States were grown in one of two states; Oregon or North Carolina . That's according to data from the U.S. Department of...
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Black Is The New Green

When it comes to fake Christmas trees, the hot trend for 2018 is black! That's right, black Christmas trees. According to the home decor retailer Wayfair , there has been a 70% increase this year in searches on their website for black trees. Nearly 4,000 searches this year, compared to less than 2,...
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Fire Safety For Your Christmas Tree

One thing that could really ruin your holiday, would be to have your Christmas tree go up in flames. Since we don't want anyone to experience that horror, here are some tips from the American Christmas Tree Association to prevent such a tragedy. Fresh trees are less likely to catch fire, so look...
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Tips For Picking Out A Good Christmas Tree

The key to selecting a "good" Christmas tree is freshness. Of course, if you're cutting your own, you know it's fresh! The needles should be resilient. Grab a branch about six inches from the tip, between your thumb and forefinger, then pull your hand toward you allowing the branch to slip through...
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