By Fran Holmes
Buy your tree early in the season. Why? Christmas trees that are bought from a tree lot are all cut at the same time. The longer your tree sits in the lot, the longer it goes without water and the drier it gets.
Try to select a tree from a lot that has lots of shade and shelter from the wind. Cut trees standing in sun and wind, lose a lot of moisture.
When you select your tree, look for a tree that is a healthy green. Avoid trees that have lots of brown needles... [Read More