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Shaking a Fresh Cut Natural Christmas Tree {Schragville (2012)}

Before You Bring a Natural Tree Inside

Fearful of bringing into your home a natural tree filled with hitchhiking pests? While possible, know that tree vendors practice pest control on the farm and at garden centers. If you are still concerned, here are a few steps you can follow for your own peace of mind.

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Kids and Christmas Trees {Tarheel Gardening.com (2012)}

Planning Tips for a Living Christmas Tree

Did you forget that today is Earth Day and this Friday is National Arbor Day? Then grant yourself an extension for both by celebrating this December with a living Christmas tree.

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John Cleese {Sage Magazine (2011)}

John Cleese’s Five Factors for Creative Thinking

Are you having trouble being creative? Then try these tips from John Cleese.

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Cherry Blossom Collage {The Tree Topper (CC BY-NC-ND)}

Can you tell each of Washington, DC’s thirteen varieties of cherry blossom trees apart?

There are hundreds of varieties of cherry blossom trees in the world. Do you know how to tell the difference between them?

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Ornamental Trees {The Tree Topper (CC BY-NC-ND)}

Four Popular Ornamental Trees You Should Be Enjoying This Year

It is early spring here in Washington, DC and the cherry blossoms are expected to reach peak bloom this week. This has me wondering if you have your own ornamental trees to enjoy. If not, what not?

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