It is unclear when fir trees were first used as Christmas trees. "They also love that fresh pine smell".
Make sure part of the trunk is cut off before you take it home. The story goes that, the night before Christmas, he was walking through the forest and looked up to see a myriad of stars shining through the tree branches.
"A lot of people have no idea how tall their ceiling is, and when you imagine a tree in a certain space, it's easy to get over-ambitious as to what you can fit in there", he says.
If your space is very restricted and you want an extremely slim tree, Wyevale offers a Swedish style Nordmann, which costs slightly less than a traditional Nordmann - but there won't be as many of them and they sell out first.
"Unlike the grocery stores and chain stores, our trees are strictly grown in West Virginia", he said, "and not many other people can say that". If possible, close heat vents in that room to keep it cooler.
If the branches break, you might want to find a different tree to bring home this season.
"It's recommended space heaters stay three feet away from all combustible materials".
"When you come to an event like this and spend time with veterans, they tell you how much this means to them". This will reduce your after-holiday needle cleanup to practically nothing.
The newest tradition is the caps; the longer tradition is a stop at Yetter's Diner, just down the road, after getting their individual trees. But the number of fake trees sold more than doubled from 8 million to nearly 19 million.
The shocking video shows the dry tree bursting into the flames in under 10 seconds, sparking a massive fire in the simulated home. You do not need to add anything to the water - there is no evidence that adding aspirin, sugar or Christmas tree preservative extends the life of cut trees better than plain water. They can also be placed on the ground near bird feeders to create a little shelter for ground-feeding birds.
Tree farms across the area will be cutting trees up until a few days before Christmas.
While the Muldoon family sings to its tree before cutting it down, another group came to the county from Bergen County, all wearing Santa hats with "Nucilar" on them.