Saturday, December 5, 2009

Some Christmas Tree Facts

By now I'm sure my coauthors have given all the excellent tips I would have shared for your real Christmas Tree. Here are a few facts though that might be of interest:
  • Real trees are a renewable, recyclable resource if you want to be "green."
  • Real trees are grown in all 50 states
  • There are about one million acres in produciton for growing Christmas trees. Each acre provides the daily oxygen requirements of 18 people.
  • For every real Christmas tree harvested, 2-3 seedlings are planted in its place the following spring.
  • It can take as many as 15 years to grow a tree of average retail sale height, but the average growing time is seven years.

This information came from the Northeast Ohio Christmas Tree Growers.

1 comment:

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

Hi! Thanks for visiting my blog. My sister uses the little rye bread for cucumber sandwiches as an appetizer. She mixes cream cheese with enough dry ranch dressing mix to season it, spreads a layer on the bread and tops it with a thin slice of cucumber. It is always popular at our house.