Christmas Trees Guide

Firepit Christmas Tree Shops Section


Social bookmarking
You like it? Share it!
socialize it


Subscribe to our newsletter AND receive our exclusive Special Report on Christmas-Trees
First Name:

Main Firepit Christmas Tree Shops sponsors


Latest Firepit Christmas Tree Shops Link Added


Submit your link on Firepit Christmas Tree Shops!


Welcome to Christmas Trees Guide


Firepit Christmas Tree Shops Article

Thumbnail example. For a permanent link to this article, or to bookmark it for further reading, click here.

Christmas Tree


A Christmas tree is one of the most popular traditions that is associated with the celebration of Christmas. If it is a natural tree then it will be an evergreen coniferous tree. At Christmas time people buy a Christmas tree and once they’ve got it home they put it up in their houses, then it is decorated with Christmas lights and other colourful ornaments.

Originally, a Christmas tree would not have been brought into the home and decorated until Christmas Eve, and they would be removed on 6 January which is the day after the twelfth night. If you had a tree up before or after these dates it was considered bad luck, but as Christmas has now become so commercialised, people put up their Christmas tree much earlier. In Europe, Christmas trees are not put up until at least the middle of December - in American homes, however, it seems to be a tradition to put the Christmas tree up right after Thanksgiving. But in shops Christmas trees seem to go up as early as late October.

Both Natural and artificial trees are used as Christmas trees. The best natural tree to use as a Christmas tree is a species of fir (Abies), and the major benefit of this is that unlike some evergreens they do not shed their needles when they dry out. They also have good foliage color and scent. There are many other species that are used, but they are less traditional.

Some trees are sold live with their roots and soil. These you would get from a nursery and you would later plant them outdoors to enjoy in future years, however, the root loss from digging, and the high temperatures and low humidity of the indoors is very detrimental to the health of the Christmas tree. Often trees in this situation don’t survive, so if you get a tree like this then it is recommended you only keep the tree inside for a few days. This is because the warmth will bring them out of dormancy, leaving very little protection when it is put back outside in the midwinter cold.

In Europe, people traditionally prefer naturally-grown, unsheared trees, while in North America there is a preference for close-sheared trees with much denser foliage as the denser foliage leaves less space for hanging decorations. In the past, Christmas trees were often harvested from wild forests, but now they seem to be commercially grown on tree farms. In the United States almost all Christmas trees are grown this way, and are cut after about ten years of growth when new trees are planted to replace them.

Artificial Christmas trees are now considered more convenient and if they are used year after year, they are less expensive than a natural Christmas tree. They come in different colors and species, and artificial trees may also come pre-decorated with lights. Then at the end of the Christmas season these trees can be taken down and stored away. Sometimes, artificial Christmas trees are used in homes rather than natural trees because of the potential fire risk from a dried out real tree, or because some people have an allergy to certain trees.

Other Firepit Christmas Tree Shops related Articles

Christmas Tree Planting
Christmas Tree
Christmas Tree Shop
Tree Stores
Christmas Tree Ornaments

Do you want to contribute to our site : submit your articles HERE


Firepit Christmas Tree Shops News

Chance of snow at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas - USA TODAY


Chance of snow at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
If you're totally over the cold weather, there are plenty of other toasty activities such as s'more roasting and lounging by roaring fire pits. Also new this year are ... The winter wonderland features Date Skate Mondays, where you can dazzle a ...

and more »


Find crisp apples or a place to relax on fall excursions - Lodi News-Sentinel

Lodi News-Sentinel

Find crisp apples or a place to relax on fall excursions
Lodi News-Sentinel
Each one has a fire pit, picnic table and shared food lockers. They are all near a bathroom with water and flushing toilets. ... To get into the holiday spirit, visit the 40th annual Sonora Christmas Festival on Nov. 28, 29 and 30 at the Motherlode ...


Llano, Small Town Big Christmas - The Llano News

Llano, Small Town Big Christmas
The Llano News
Applications can be picked up at the Llano Visitor Center or the City of Llano and must be completed and returned to the Visitor Center or the City by November 17t and the trees must be decorated by 7 pm on November 23. ... In addition, the Chamber of ...

and more »


Could one of your habits cause a house fire? - Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Could one of your habits cause a house fire?
Boston Globe
If you put up a live Christmas tree in your home, water it daily. “When trees dry out and .... BEING RECKLESS WITH OUTDOOR FIRESBoston does not allow fire pits, chimineas, bonfires, or open burning of any kind, but some cities and towns in the state do ...


Take a Tour of Tidbit, Portland's Deluxe Cart Pod - Eater PDX

Take a Tour of Tidbit, Portland's Deluxe Cart Pod
Eater PDX
It's one of the coolest shops in Portland. Lodekka sells vintage clothes. And we have a farmstand from Parsons Farms in Canby." Along with produce, the mini farm market also has a tiny pumpkin patch and will sell Christmas trees. 3) It's a community ...