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The Joy of Christmas Trees

November 28, 2022

The holiday season is approaching quickly, and nothing feels more festive than decorating a live Christmas tree. You can purchase a pre-cut Christmas tree, cut one yourself at a local tree farm, or select a potted living tree. Cutting a ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Artificial Trees, Christmas Tree, Christmas Tree Care, Christmas Tree Safety, Christmas Trees And Pets, History Of Trees, Potted Christmas Trees, Selecting A Christmas Tree, Trees
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Q: I gave into the request of my grand children to have a live tree while they were visiting me over the Thanksgiving holiday. Now I am stuck with this tree and I am afraid it will become a fire hazard before New Year’s Day has arrived. Any hints for me?

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July 18, 2017

A:The most important thing to do is to keep water in the tree stand at all times. No need to add any of those elaborate additives suggested by well meaning advisors, just plain, clean water will do fine. A well, hydrated tree is less likely ... READ MORE

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