Real Christmas trees protect you from the cold and flu

Gladys Abbott
December 3, 2017

This is called the giving season, and a local church is giving 100 percent of the proceeds from its Christmas tree lots to charity.

Past year my household chose our Christmas tree badly and ended up with a tree that died within two weeks, a mildly depressing turn of events. "Drivers should never secure a Christmas tree to the top of a vehicle without a roof track". They started the "Buy a Tree, Change a Life" program several years ago.

According to AAA, drivers can face hefty fines and penalties and possible jail time if a tree falls off their vehicle because it wasn't well secured. He's been selling cut-your-own trees at his farm for 42 years.

AAA said drivers can prevent injuries and avoid penalties by properly securing their loads to prevent items from falling off their vehicles.

But in reality a Christmas tree grower's work begins in January - and there are a huge number of factors that go into whether the following November will be a good harvest.

Owner Jim Beacom said any tree is $29.95 there.

"This year we've been very lucky". While there are obviously other types of trees (Douglas firs, Scotch Pines, Norway Spruces) on the market, "the Balsam and the Fraser are the favourites". "We have customers for as long as I've been here - 30 plus years - that come in and get the same tree". She explained that when consumers see the word "shortage" they panic, even though they really shouldn't.


"To have a real Christmas tree, something you can touch, feel, the smell, the smell of a fresh cut Christmas tree is something you can't get overseas", said Deputy Commander Michael Siriani, 213TH RSG Allentown, PA National Guard.

Northern Family Farms in Wisconsin donated more than 140 Christmas trees to Ellsworth.

In addition, many farmers in the US and Canada have dropped out of the business.

But he said the alternative supplier had enough reasonably-priced trees that he was able to hold the church lot's prices steady. "The Frasier is the Cadillac of Christmas trees - it has dark green needles and a silver underside". She said while prices vary by region, trees generally range from $29.98 to $130.

The Beaumont Enterprise reports Marler, who grew up about 5 miles from the expansive Orange County farm, said the group would spend hours hunting for the flawless tree. That is proof, he said, that local tree farming is still booming despite the growing popularity of artificial trees.

Where the tree is can also make a difference. If you've been looking for a reason to get into the holiday mood, this is the flawless opportunity to do so. Here are a few reasons why real ones are good for your health.

"We're not too upset", he said of dropping trees from Oregon.

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