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How to keep your Christmas Tree fresh?

Once you have bought your tree and got it home we are sure you want to keep it looking fresh for as long as possible.All of our trees are cut as late as possible so you can be assured that our trees are as fresh as they can be. With one of our Christmas trees and our Christmas tree care tips, you can be sure you will have a perfect tree for Christmas.After buying your tree, it should be kept outside in a cool place, preferably standing in water until it is required indoors.

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Why buy a Real Christmas Tree?

All our trees are grown from sustainable crop and sourced from UK Christmas Tree Farms.Fresh Christmas Trees really benefit the environment by removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.After Christmas we suggest that you recycle your tree which can be chipped and used in a variety of different projects. Local councils tend to offer this service free of charge.Real Christmas Trees are 100% bio degradable unlike Artificial Trees which are more than likely manufactured overseas creating...

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Benefits of Rock Salt in the Winter Time

Rock salt is a great way to thaw ice. It is very beneficial to use on roads in the wintertime. Many roads become very hard to travel in the wintertime making it hard for people to get to where they need to go. Rock salt helps to make roads easier to travel so that people can make it to work during wintertime. Roads and paths become very slick in the wintertime and rock salt is beneficial in making it so that people will not fall down and get hurt. This helps to save on potenti...

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Decoration ideas for Christmas displays

Again a blog post from an avid christmas fan!I am one of those people that really gets into the Christmas spirit. I love the Christmas lights, the baking, the tree trimming and especially the house decorating! This year I have decided to take it to the next level and have come up with the top decorating ideas for your Christmas displays.I already have some pretty extensive decorating going on so I had to be really creative in coming up with new ideas to add to my collection. The first thing that I thoug...

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Outdoor Christmas Decorations for a first Christmas in your new home

This is a guide from one of our employees about their first christmas in a new home...This is the first year that I will have a garden to decorate for Christmas and I am going all out. I am going to do the traditional outdoor Christmas lights strung along the porch and in the trees but I have been researching some other creative ways to decorate outside. I have an outdoor fountain that has a little cement boy on it so I will start by putting a Santa hat on him!I think it will look hilarious and adorable....

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Beautiful Christmas Light Displays

Christmas lights are popular throughout the holiday season because it gives life to our decorations. Tips that should be helpful are knowing what kind of lights you are using and the size of the area to decorate. If you are decorating outside be sure to get the lights that are for outdoor use. Shorter strands are helpful when replacing a strand that has broken. Measure the area to make sure you have enough strands to completely fill the area intended. When decorating inside, make sure that...

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Christmas tree lights help to finish off any indoor display

Christmas tree lights add warmth, intimacy, intensity, drama, and beauty to any decor, holiday, or artistic display. They are analogous to icing on a cake; the cake itself may be delicious, but the frosting, when it is artistically applied, completes the confectionary delight Actually, a plain and uninspired display can be easily changed with the addition of a few, or in some cases, hundreds of tiny, sparkling, and glowing Christmas tree lights. For example, a simple oak mantle, adorned by a few family por...

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Christmas decorations help to set your display off this year

An outdoor display of Christmas lights can be bold with large light bulbs or discreet with tiny light bulbs. Some people still use their medium size light bulbs to some advantage. What is particularly attractive is a single colour display of either clear or blue coloured bulbs. Red bulbs are rather garish and few people go in for a single red colour bulb display for Christmas. Hiring a professional Christmas garden light decorator is much easier lately, than in previous years. One can avoid the sometimes hazardous task of stringing outdoor lights for Christmas by using one of these home de...

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The Story of Halloween

Halloween has had many influences, and is truly an ancient holiday. It was originally a Celtic Holiday, but even the Roman's had celebrations to the God Pomona about the same time. The Celts favourite God was the Sun God. It was the Sun God who gave them the warmth to be able to grow their crops. The Celts would celebrate the end of the reign of the Sun God on November 1st. This would usher in the season of cold and darkness. On October 31st after the crops were harvested. The Celts would extinguish the fires in their homes and go to the dark Oak forest. The Celtic priest also...

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How To Ensure Your Safety When Gardening In The Winter

The harsh winter conditions experienced throughout the United Kingdom at the start of this year were both unexpected and rare. However, as anyone who has an established garden should know, it is important to take steps to ensure that both you and your garden are well prepared for any winter conditions that may await within the next few months. It is important to remove weeds or any other unwanted growths before the winter months arrive. Make sure to prepare the soil of your garden so that it can easily withstand harsh conditions. Fertilize your garden, and plant spring bulbs i...

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