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Pier 1 Imports Natural Squirrel Ornaments {The Tree Topper (CC BY-NC-ND)}

Pier 1 Imports 2013 Woodland Themed Ornaments

Building on last year’s selection of woodland themed ornaments, Pier 1 Imports has introduced new additions for 2013. Take a look at the must-haves for your woodland themed Christmas tree.

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Mount Rogers Virginia Area {Mount Rogers Christmas Tree Farm (2008)}

Mount Rogers Christmas Tree Farm and the Federal Government Partial Shutdown

Mount Rogers Christmas Tree Farm has provided Fraser Fir trees to a governor, senator, and now this year to the Vice President- provided the partial shutdown of the federal government is resolved.

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Christmas Tree Nursery Planting {Jones' Family Farms (2012)}

The Christmas Tree Tax That Still Isn’t

With declining sales of natural Christmas trees, a majority of growers and importers of the trees decided to fund a promotional program to counter the popularity of artificial trees. They chose to do so using the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s “checkoff” program. Combined with partisan politics and anti-government sentiment, this has erupted in a controversy that is raging on for a second year.

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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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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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