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OH CHRISTMAS TREE, OH CHRISTMAS TREE, HOW LOVELY ARE THY BRANCHES. OH CHRISTMAS TREE, OH CHRISTMAS TREE, HOW LOVELY ARE THY BRANCHES. NOT ONLY IN THE SUMMERTIME, BUT EVEN WINTER IS THY PRIME OH CHRISTMAS TREE, OH CHRISTMAS TREE, HOW LOVELY ARE THY BRANCHES. OH CHRISTMAS TREE, OH CHRISTMAS TREE MUCH PLEASURE DOTH THOU BRING ME OH CHRISTMAS TREE, OH CHRISTMAS TREE MUCH PLEASURE DOTH THOU BRING ME OH CHRISTMAS TREE OH CHRISTMAS TREE THY CANDLES SHINE SO BRIGHTLY EACH BOUGH DOTH HOLD EACH TINY LIGHT THAT MAKES EACH TOY TO SPARKLE BRIGHT OH CHRISTMAS TREE, OH CHRISTMAS TREE THY CANDLES SHINE SO BRIGHTLY!
Real Tree Care
A few helpful tree care tips will enhance the enjoyment of your Christmas tree and keep it fresh and fragrant throughout the holiday season. After you bring the tree home, cut one-half to one inch off the base of the trunk. Keep the tree outdoors in a container of water. Protect it from the wind and sun until you are ready to decorate. Before taking it indoors, make a fresh cut at least one inch from the end. The fresh cut allows the tree to more easily pull in water. Remember the tree will use at least one quart of water per day. The larger the tree and the warmer the house the more water will be used by the tree. It is possible for large trees to use more then a gallon a day.
Before you bring the tree into your home and place it in a stand, make a fresh cut a minimum of one-half inch off the base of the trunk. This reopens the tree stem so it can take water immediately. Place it in the stand with fresh water. Don't allow the water level to drop below the fresh cut or the stem will reseal.
Remember, trees are very thirsty. They may drink from 2 pints to 1 gallon of water a day. Use a stand with a 1 gallon capacity or more. Check it daily and supply fresh water as needed. Connecticut Christmas Tree Growers Association.
The History of the Poinsettia
THE LEGEND OF THE POINSETTIA
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