This such a magical time of year with the lights, decorations, and of course the Christmas Tree!
Because we love this time of year at my house, I try to make it last as long as I can!
In fact we usually host our final holiday party the weekend after the New Year. As you can probably imagine, having a tree this long can lead to droopy branches and piles of needles on the floor.
In order to keep our tree looking its very best long after Christmas has passed, we use the following tips.
1. Choosing the right tree.
The first thing to do to make sure your tree has the longest life span possible, is to choose the right tree from the very start. Sometimes these trees have been sitting around for several days before you see them. There is also the distance it took for your tree to get from the tree farm to your local tree lot. You'll want to choose one that looks fresh. Look at the branches, are they sagging? Check the needles by rubbing you hand across them. If they easily fall off, you'll want to choose a different tree.
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