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The History of the Christmas Tree - Nick News - Nickelodeon

The History of the Christmas Tree - Nick News - Nickelodeon | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
The History of the Christmas Tree. The National Christmas Tree in Washington, DC, with the White House in the background. If you came here from another planet, it might seem like a strange custom. People go outside, cut ...
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Wisconsin Christmas tree producers talk trends and more

Wisconsin Christmas tree producers talk trends and more | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
The Wisconsin Christmas Tree Producers Association held its Winter Convention and Trade Show Jan. 24 at the Menominee Casino Resort in Keshena. The event drew 95 attendees, offering them opportunities
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After long delay, Christmas tree checkoff board named

After long delay, Christmas tree checkoff board named | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it

 

After more than three years in a holding pattern punctuated with turbulence, the national Christmas tree checkoff program has launched.

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Wis. man's Christmas tree still up after four decades

Wis. man's Christmas tree still up after four decades | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it

A slim spruce covered in tinsel and dusty Christmas decorations has stayed parked in Neil Olson's living room for 40 years now, and it somehow has retained its needles over those four decades.

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Christmas tree to blazing inferno in less than a minute

Christmas tree to blazing inferno in less than a minute | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
A dried-out, eight-foot Christmas tree can light, blaze and burn to ash in less than a minute. By setting Christmas trees ablaze in the safety of a lab, scientists and engineers are learning how to keep you safe from the flames.
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Christmas traditions explained: The tree

Christmas traditions explained: The tree | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
The Christmas tree has become so popular that 8 in 10 Americans put one up in their homes, according to a 2013 survey by Pew Research Center. We can thank the Germans for the tradition. It dates back to the Middle Ages.
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This Couple Has 50 Christmas Trees Inside Their House

This Couple Has 50 Christmas Trees Inside Their House | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
One Tennessee couple didn't know what they were getting into when they decorated their first Christmas tree shortly after their marriage 53 years ago.
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Neither Sprite nor Viagra boost drooping Christmas trees

Neither Sprite nor Viagra boost drooping Christmas trees | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
Neither Sprite nor Viagra boost drooping Christmas trees
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The history of the Christmas wreath

The history of the Christmas wreath | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
The evergreen wreath has been a symbol of Christmas for centuries, but its origin remains uncertain. Now wreaths are available in just about any material imaginable. Charles Osgood reports.
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Merry and bright: Beautiful Christmas trees to visit

Merry and bright: Beautiful Christmas trees to visit | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
After decorating your own version, take a trip to visit these magnificent Christmas trees.
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Growers Grateful for Higher Christmas Tree Prices

Growers Grateful for Higher Christmas Tree Prices | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
Christmas tree likely will cost a little more this year, and growers like John Tillman say it's about time. Six years of decreased demand and low prices put many growers out of business. Those who withstood the downturn are relieved they survived. "I'm awful proud to still be in the...
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Christmas-tree farmers: the other 11 months

Christmas-tree farmers: the other 11 months | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
OREGON, Wisconsin — “What do Christmas-tree farmers do after the holidays?”
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IL Department of Natural Resources: Turning Christmas trees into habitat

IL Department of Natural Resources: Turning Christmas trees into habitat | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it

Since 1999 Chris Bickers, an Illinois Department of Natural Resources’ Region 5 fisheries biologist, has been augmenting Crab Orchard’s habitat with fish attractors fashioned from old Christmas trees.

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RIP Christmas trees? Warming weather could push firs out of MN forests

RIP Christmas trees? Warming weather could push firs out of MN forests | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
Do you unwrap presents beneath a fir tree every Christmas? If so, you should enjoy it while you can, as they might not be around much longer in Minnesota. If the warming of the earth's climate continues as it has been, Christmas tree species such as the fir and spruce will be pushed out of Minnesota's northern forests in future decades, according to a study by the University of Minnesota. In their place will be maples and oaks, which the study found would thrive in a warmer climate as researcher
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Christmas Tree Farmers Invest Long-Term In The Holiday Spirit

Christmas Tree Farmers Invest Long-Term In The Holiday Spirit | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it

When you step into the bright red barn at Claybrooke Farm in Louisa, Va., it instantly feels like Christmas.

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ClassicPics on Twitter

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22 december 1882 - 1st string of Christmas tree lights created by Thomas Edison. pic.twitter.com/1M8fvJB7Vg

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First Oregon organic Christmas trees sold commercially find success

First Oregon organic Christmas trees sold commercially find success | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
Andy Westlund of Harmony J.A.C.K. Farms didn't know any examples of how to successfully grow organic Christmas trees when he planted his first crop seven years ago.
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The Chemistry of the Aroma of Christmas Trees

The Chemistry of the Aroma of Christmas Trees | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
The aroma of pine trees is one that's evocative of Christmas; one of the responsible molecules, alpha-pinene, has already been featured on the Chemistry Advent Calendar, but here we take a more det...
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10 things to look for in a natural Maine Christmas tree - Bangor Daily News

10 things to look for in a natural Maine Christmas tree - Bangor Daily News | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
So, you've seen all your friends posting pictures on Facebook of the Christmas trees they cut down themselves and decorated. But you haven't had a chance to get out and get yours, yet, because it's...
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Holiday, candle and Christmas tree fire safety outreach materials

Holiday, candle and Christmas tree fire safety outreach materials | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
Free fire safety and prevention outreach materials to help increase community awareness about dangerous holiday, candle and Christmas tree fires.
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Fighting for the Christmas spirit in Reading PA.

Fighting for the Christmas spirit in Reading PA. | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
Steve Hartman went on the road to Reading, Pa., to see what might be the saddest Christmas tree of all time, and to meet the man who saved it.
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Unusual patron behind Christmas tree outside Paris' Notre Dame

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Unusual patron behind Christmas tree outside Paris' Notre Dame
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How to Get the Best Price on a Christmas Tree

How to Get the Best Price on a Christmas Tree | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
Thanksgiving is over, and Christmas decorations are already hanging. It's time to get a tree.
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