Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Picking a perfect Christmas tree

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Christmas comes but once a year, but Christmas trees can last from Thanksgiving to New Year's Day. Here are some tips and things you never knew you needed to know about these festive conifers.

Evergreens have long been associated with the celebration of life, according to the National Christmas Tree Association. The first recorded display of a tree decorated for the holiday was in Riga, Latvia, in 1510, according to a timeline on the association's website. Trees were decorated with fruit and sweets that would then be shared among the family.


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