Keep those branches lovely all season long.
according to the American Christmas Tree Association. Nearly 36 million households will purchase a Christmas tree this year, Although there’s debate about whether real or fake Christmas trees are better, those who opt for the authentic kind can shell out a collective total of $984 million to deck their halls. But nothing puts a damper on holiday cheer quite like a dry, brittle tree that has lost its fragrance. Thankfully, there’s a simple way to make sure you get the most bang for your buck. This is how driving with a Christmas tree affects your gas mileage.
First and foremost, you’ll need to place your Christmas tree in water as soon as possible. Keeping the base of your christmas tree wet maintains the freshness of the needles for a month or longer, a 2010 study found.
As a general rule of thumb, the typical tree will absorb a quart of water for each inch of its diameter, according to Mark Derowitsch, a spokesperson for the Arbor Day Foundation. He recommends placing your tree in a bucket of water and refilling it every day. Find out more secrets your Christmas tree wishes you knew….
Keep those branches lovely all season long. according to the American Christmas Tree Association. Nearly 36 million households will purchase a