Stories tagged with: Christmas Tree

December 1, 2013 - 7:35pm
31 weeks 3 days ago

Picking a Christmas tree can be tough, but one local garden center is giving the public some advice on how it's done.

Nursery Associate at Wilson's Garden Center, Katrina Pendrey says that fresh trees have an amazing fragrance and a beautiful appearance, but there are a few things to look out for before purchasing one for your home.

"Every time you buy one always have them make a fresh cut at the bottom because then it will take up the water when you put it in your sand and...

December 27, 2010 - 4:58pm
3 years 27 weeks ago

Don't throw away your Christmas tree just yet, the ODNR Division of Wildlife has another option for you.

The 2011 Christmas Tree Recycling Program is offering seven different drop off points where you can leave your tree.  Forest Research Specialist Clayton Rico says their main goal is to provide habitat for several species of wildlife including fish at Dow Lake.

"Taking those trees, the recycled trees, and putting them out on lakes when the lakes are frozen and then as...

December 7, 2009 - 8:45pm
4 years 30 weeks ago

Picking out a tree to decorate for the holidays can be as simple as choosing between a live tree and an artificial one. But, when trying to be environmentally friendly, the decision might not be that simple.

Live versus artificial. Which one do you choose?

"Years ago they used a tree you could plant after Christmas," said Owner of Timber Run Gardens Steve Carter.

Those trees are still available, but can be a hassle.

"The bigger the tree, the bigger the...

December 2, 2009 - 6:34pm
4 years 31 weeks ago

Safety is a big concern when it comes to decorating your home for the holidays, especially when it comes to your tree.

Whether you have an artificial tree or an evergreen tree, there are some steps you need to take to make sure your tree doesn't go up in flames this holiday season.

Zanesville Fire Chief, Dave Lacy, says his department typically only deals with a couple of those incidents every year.

"That just varies from season to season. We hope people listen to what...

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