Unlit vs Pre-lit Trees: A Comparison

When deciding what kind of artificial Christmas tree you should get for the holidays, it’s important to consider whether to get an unlit or pre-lit one. We’ve jotted down a list of differences between unlit and pre-lit trees, which could bring you a step closer to getting your ideal Christmas tree. Continue reading “Unlit vs Pre-lit Trees: A Comparison”

3 Reasons to Buy Your Christmas Tree Early This Year

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Christmas is one of the most anticipated holidays of the year. While there are several weeks to go before the busy Yuletide season is in full swing, you may benefit from buying your Christmas tree early this year. Read on to know how pre-Christmas shopping makes for a convenient, practical, and economical option. Continue reading “3 Reasons to Buy Your Christmas Tree Early This Year”

Where Do Christmas Trees Grow?

Christmas trees growing in the mountains. Photo by Daniil Silantev
Christmas trees growing in the mountains. Photo by Daniil Silantev

Putting up a Christmas tree during the holidays has a long, rich history. It began as an ancient ritual and is now a worldwide Yuletide tradition. In December, you can see these festive trees everywhere, from shopping plazas and hotel lobbies to government buildings and personal homes. Just like singing Christmas carols door-to-door, this long-standing holiday centerpiece is so ingrained in our Yuletide traditions, and there are a wide variety of species that grow across the globe.

Here’s a breakdown of tree types and the history behind them.
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Christmas Trees: When to Put Up & Take Down

When should you put up your Christmas tree?

The Christmas tree has become an integral part of celebrating the season of giving; seeing decorated trees all around serves as a reminder that the most wonderful time of the year is here. However, you might ask: when do you put up a Christmas tree? The answers to this question will vary—some answers are deeply rooted in Christmas traditions, while others are a result of modernization. Take a look at the most common timeline for keeping your Christmas tree up in this post from Tree Classics. Continue reading “Christmas Trees: When to Put Up & Take Down”

3 Things to Do When Your Artificial Christmas Tree Arrives On Your Doorstep

If you’ve taken our advice on the best times to buy a Christmas tree and purchased yours early this year, it may be tempting to stow the neatly packaged greenery in the attic and forget about it until December. However, if you want to ensure the best experience with your tree during the holidays, you should consider checking and testing it thoroughly before the return policy expires.

This post presents a few basic tips for those who have just received their new artificial Christmas tree, whether they plan to use it now or later. Continue reading “3 Things to Do When Your Artificial Christmas Tree Arrives On Your Doorstep”