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Christmas Tree 101: expert advice on buying and caring for

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Good article. I'd not have thought though to get a tree right after Thanksgiving. Wouldn't it be completely dried out, your efforts notwithstanding, by Christmas?

I was reading the posted comments too. One lady complained that the trees don't give off a fragrance any more. I read somewhere that's because commercially grown trees are often coated with a waxy preservative. This helps prevent needle drop, but you sacrifice the lovely scent.
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