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Repurpose your live Christmas tree after the holidays

AUBURN, Alabama — What will you do with your live Christmas tree after the holidays? At the end of the Christmas season when all of the decorations are packed away, you have to find something to do with the live Christmas tree.  The best way to get rid of the tree is to recycle it. Christmas trees are not a major landfill ... Read More »

Holiday Traditions

AUBURN, Ala.- It is the most wonderful time of the year! Holiday season is full of joy, decorations, family, friends and gatherings. As early as   Dec. 1, Christmas music is playing, getting people in the holiday spirit. Holiday season brings holiday traditions. Wanda Carpenter, a family and child development regional agent with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System says, “Traditions are important ... Read More »

Re-purposing Your Christmas Tree this Season

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AUBURN, Ala. – When the Christmas season is over and you have packed your decorations away for another year, you still have to figure out what to do with your dried up, old Christmas tree. Many people chip their tree into mulch for use in planting beds but this year find a new purpose for your tree. One way to ... Read More »

Tis the Season: Caring for your Christmas Tree

Auburn, Alabama—For most families, on Thanksgiving Day they say goodbye to the fall décor and hello to snowflakes, snowmen and Santa Claus. The one decoration that most people always seem to enjoy the most is the Christmas tree. Whether you choose to go with an artificial tree or a cut tree, the Christmas tree is one of the most recognizable ... Read More »

Christmas Tree Farms in Alabama

Auburn, Alabama-For most Alabama families, Christmas only comes once a year, but for a select group of Alabama farmers, their Christmas lasts all year long. The farmers who grow and sell Christmas trees are surrounded by and care for one of the main symbols of the holiday every day. Christmas tree farms can be found all across Alabama. Chip East, an ... Read More »

Repurposing Old Christmas Trees as Fish Attractors

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AUBURN, Alabama–When the holidays are over and you’re left with dried up Christmas trees, you can still use your old trees for seasons to come. After the holidays, bundle old Christmas trees to use as fish attractors in your pond. Fish are attracted to tree bundles for many reasons. Small fish hide in the bundle to avoid larger predators. Algae ... Read More »