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Macy's 60-foot Christmas tree topples off store roof

Macy's 60-foot Christmas tree topples off store roof | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
The crane being used to take down a giant Christmas tree in Atlanta snapped, leaving the tree dangling from the roof of Macy's.
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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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California's Severe Drought Impacting Quality of Christmas Trees

California's Severe Drought Impacting Quality of Christmas Trees | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it

California's Severe Drought Impacting Quality of Christmas Trees

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Capitol Christmas tree to come to Washington D.C. from Chippewa National Forest

Capitol Christmas tree to come to Washington D.C.  from Chippewa National Forest | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it

A tree from the Chippewa National Forest will head to Washington D.C., for the Christmas holiday.

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Christmas tree for US Capitol marked in Minnesota

Christmas tree for US Capitol marked in Minnesota | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
This year's United States Capitol Christmas tree will be cut from the Chippewa National Forest
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Christmas Tree Craft

Christmas Tree Craft | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it

A fun craft to do with kids - paint a pine cone and turn it into a mini Christmas tree!

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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

Unusual patron behind Christmas tree outside Paris' Notre Dame | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
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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Mother, daughter work to save Christmas tree farm

Mother, daughter work to save Christmas tree farm | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
Family keeps farm going despite plea to "just sell everything."
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Douglas fir needle midge damage showing up in Christmas tree plantations

Douglas fir needle midge damage showing up in Christmas tree plantations | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
Douglas fir needle midge larvae cause galls to form on current-year needles. Infested needles drop from the tree in the fall, usually just before harvest. Severe infestations can cause needle loss, a serious problem for Christmas trees.
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Christmas tree growers, judges to convene in Allegan to select White House Christmas Tree

Christmas tree growers, judges to convene in Allegan to select White House Christmas Tree | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
This year's tree and wreath contest will be held in conjunction with the Michigan and Mid America Christmas Tree Association's summer meeting.
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Christmas Trees Being Used To Improve Ecosystem At Bear Lake in Colorado

Christmas Trees Being Used To Improve Ecosystem At Bear Lake in Colorado | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
A ranger at Bear Lake Reservoir is using Christmas Trees to help improve the ecosystem and fishing in the area.
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