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Everything you need to know about Christmas Trees and More from the University of Illinois Extension
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Which Christmas tree is greener, real or artificial?

Which Christmas tree is greener, real or artificial? | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
Environmentalists say each type of tree has its benefits and drawbacks.
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Holiday and Christmas tree fire safety outreach materials

Holiday and Christmas tree fire safety outreach materials | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
Holiday and Christmas Tree fire prevention tips to keep you and your family safe from dangerous holiday home fires.
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'A national problem': Root rot attacking Christmas trees

'A national problem': Root rot attacking Christmas trees | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it

BAKERSVILLE, N.C. _ Jeff Pollard trudged up the steep slope and stopped at a desiccated, rust-brown tree.

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Chicago's Christmas Tree Lights Up Daley Plaza

Chicago's Christmas Tree Lights Up Daley Plaza | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
Chicago's official Christmas tree is lighting up Daley Plaza this hour after the official tree-lighting ceremony during the Tuesday evening rush hour.
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Christmas Trees and More: Christmas Tree Selection Tips

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Christmas Tree Selection Tips-National Christmas Tree Association

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New Jersey Christmas trees heading to The White House

New Jersey Christmas trees heading to The White House | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
Several White House Christmas trees have been chosen from a New Jersey farm for the first time ever.
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Oh, Chicago Christmas tree -- Chicago Tribune

Oh, Chicago Christmas tree -- Chicago Tribune | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
A 57-foot Colorado blue spruce donated by the Moore family in South Holland, chosen as this year's Christmas tree on Daley Plaza, was cut down today.
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Dressing as a Christmas Tree Lights Up Retiree’s Life

Dressing as a Christmas Tree Lights Up Retiree’s Life | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
Marilyn Rau of Neier has “branched out” since retiring.
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Macy's window displays, lighting of Great Tree kick off holiday season

Macy's window displays, lighting of Great Tree kick off holiday season | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
The holiday season is just weeks away and Saturday, a long-standing Chicago tradition, the windows at the Macy's on State Street are decorated, and the Great Tree is now on display.
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NYC's Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Hails from Shelton, Connecticut

NYC's Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Hails from Shelton, Connecticut | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it

NYC's Rockefeller Center Christmas tree has been chosen from the town of Shelton, Connecticut

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On Decimated Shore, a Second Life for Christmas Trees

On Decimated Shore, a Second Life for Christmas Trees | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it

Thousands of naked Christmas trees have been arranged along the beach in Long Beach, N.Y., as part of an unusual plan to restore the protective dunes washed away by Hurricane Sandy.

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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree to get Second Life

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree to get Second Life | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
FLANDERS, N.J. — The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree will become a home for families in need. The 80-foot Norway spruce made it through superstorm Sandy and brought cheer to millions in New York City.
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Are You a Sap When You Buy a Christmas Tree?

Are You a Sap When You Buy a Christmas Tree? | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
Prices vary widely for Christmas trees across the United States and even within cities. Prices vary so much that we found differences of $40 to $70 within just a few blocks.
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Don’t let your holiday decorations become a fire hazard

Don’t let your holiday decorations become a fire hazard | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
Video on msnbc.com: The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates that there were 15,000 emergency room visits last year due to holiday decorating accidents.
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Which type of Christmas tree is right for you?

Which type of Christmas tree is right for you? | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
Still trying to decide if your tree's branches will be real or faux?
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Christmas tree harvest underway in Oregon

Christmas tree harvest underway in Oregon | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
Tis the season for Christmas trees, and business is booming. Sales of those trees are rebounding after a long slump since 2000.
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Coast Guard ship will carry 1,200 Christmas trees to Chicago, 101 years after tree ship sank

Coast Guard ship will carry 1,200 Christmas trees to Chicago, 101 years after tree ship sank | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw has taken on board more than 1,300 Christmas trees in preparation for the annual transit to Chicago
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Christmas Tree Farms, Tree Lots, Hayrides, Sleigh Rides and Other Winter Fun

Christmas Tree Farms, Tree Lots, Hayrides, Sleigh Rides and Other Winter Fun | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
This website lists choose-and-cut your own Christmas tree farms, pre-cut tree farms, tree stands, tree lots sleigh rides, and other winter fun activities, resources and information for Christmas holiday events and fun organized by state!
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Rockefeller Center Christmas tree heads to New York

Rockefeller Center Christmas tree heads to New York | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
Christmas is on the way, and so is the tree that will illuminate Rockefeller Center for the 81st time this year. A Norway spruce that is...
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City of Chicago Picks 100th Christmas Tree from South Holland, IL

City of Chicago Picks 100th Christmas Tree from South Holland, IL | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
The city on Sunday officially selected this year’s Christmas tree to be showcased in Chicago’s Daley Plaza.
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A Driftwood Christmas Tree

A Driftwood Christmas Tree | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
Driftwood Christmas Tree. Just lovely, don't you think? Especially in a small home or apartment without floor space for a tree (Driftwood Christmas Tree. Just lovely, don't you think?
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A tree grows in Jersey: For first time, White House Christmas trees picked from N.J. farm

A tree grows in Jersey: For first time, White House Christmas trees picked from N.J. farm | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
Farm in Warren County gives trees that will be decorated at White House
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Goats Eat Oats ... and Christmas Trees

Goats Eat Oats ... and Christmas Trees | Christmas Trees and More | Scoop.it
By FRANK CARINI/ecoRI News staff

Woodstock leads the morning charge out of the barn, with a lit...
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