The Complicated History of the Christmas Tree
The history of the Christmas Tree might surprise you. Many myths surround its origin. Both the protestant and catholic traditions lay claim to the first Christmas Tree, while many tie it to ancient pagan rituals. The first documented Christmas tree originated during the Middle Ages in Germany and has ties to the Garden of Eden. The First Christmas Tree Protestant tradition credits Martin Luther as the first to decorate a Christmas Tree. A World Vision radio broadcast aired on December 13, 1959, tells how Luther brought the symbolism and beauty of the evergreen into his home to encourage his wife...
How to Keep Your Christmas Tree Fresh Longer
Enjoying the beauty of the holiday season longer is only one of the many advantages of keeping your Christmas tree fresh. A fresh tree is a beautiful addition to any home. But when not properly cared for needles begin to drop, the tree dries out, and it can become a fire hazard. We are often asked how long a Christmas tree lasts. The answer depends on how well you take care of it. Following are four simple tips on how to keep your Christmas tree alive throughout the entire Christmas season. #1 Christmas Tree watering Hydrate immediately and often. The...
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