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2013-11-06 23:30:41

The company’s annual contest offers a chance to win a USA-made modern Christmas tree. Anchorage, Alaska (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 The Jubiltree Company, LLC announced Friday that it will award one of its alternative Christmas trees through a random drawing held on December 1, 2013. The company held a similar contest in 2012. Jubiltree indicated that the promotion would be an annual expression of gratitude to its customers and supporters. Jubiltree was founded in Alaska in 2011 with a...

2012-12-05 05:04:13

A Philadelphia Area start-up called Philly Tree Delivery is now available to help decorate for the holidays by delivering fresh Fraser Fir Christmas Trees this holiday season. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) December 04, 2012 A new small business, started by two young entrepreneurs, aims to solve commonly faced challenges by today's urbanites and city dwellers. The challenge here is obvious. A Philadelphia resident may want a high quality live Christmas tree, but either may not own a car, or...

2011-09-07 10:00:00

Gone are the days when consumers were content celebrating the holidays with just one Christmas tree as their festive focal point. According to the American Christmas Tree Association, says the trend this season will find consumers choosing to purchase multiple Christmas trees, both real and artificial, to decorate more than one room in their home as well as their outdoor spaces. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 07, 2011 According to the American Christmas Tree Association (ACTA), the trend...

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2010-12-06 10:55:00

Researchers at Universit© Laval, in collaboration with Nova Scotia Agricultural College, have discovered what causes Christmas tree needles to drop off, and how to double the lifespan of Christmas trees in homes. The authors presented their findings in a recent issue of the scientific journal Trees. The researchers have identified a plant hormone"”ethylene"”responsible for needle loss in balsam fir. They made the discovery by placing fir branches in containers of water inside...

2005-11-28 12:02:00

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The centerpiece of the White House holiday decor, an 18-1/2 foot (5.6 meter) Fraser Fir from North Carolina, arrived at the president's residence on a horse-drawn wagon on Monday as the Marine Corps band played "O Christmas Tree." First lady Laura Bush attended the presentation of the official first tree in the driveway. The tree will be set up in the Blue Room. "This is a very fun tradition, the delivery of the Christmas tree to the White House," she said....


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.