Christmas is around the corner, and one of the first items we get is a Christmas tree. The Christmas tree is a symbol of love and happiness. A Christmas tree is a place to set our gifts, and a place to gather to open those gifts. Decorating the tree is a family tradition in many households. Everyone has lasting memories of decorating a Christmas tree with friends and family. This infographic has a comprehensive picture of Christmas tree history.
Some interesting facts about Christmas trees include that they were sold for the first time in 1851. Another is that more than 85 percent of fake trees come from China. Or that President Teddy Roosevelt banned Christmas trees from the White House because of environmental reasons. A Christmas tree takes seven to ten years to mature. As a benefitÂ for allergy sufferers, Christmas trees remove pollen and dust from the air.
Take care of those Christmas trees and they will provide memories that will last for many years. Remember, a Christmas tree is more than a place to keep presents. They are one of the symbols of the holidays and a reminder of times past, present, and future. I will end with a quote from a famous poem, “Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night.”