"Maybe you'll get a smaller tree than normal, or a different variety," Christmas-tree farmer Dana Furrow told Insider. "But they all look beautiful."
Growers have said their Christmas tree crops have been seriously impacted by the effects of climate change.
"We've never raised prices anywhere close to that in our history and will make way less money," one retailer told The Wall Street Journal.
People are loving a new TikTok hack that shows how to save time lighting your Christmas tree: Simply hang the lights vertically instead of going around the tree. Liz Brown and Clare Hooper each shared the trick on their TikTok pages, helping the hack go viral. Hooper told Insider she […]
A combination of factors has made Christmas trees harder to find and more expensive this year. The coronavirus pandemic has led people to buy up trees at higher levels than in previous years, growers report, as people seek to create a festive, comforting atmosphere in their homes. The pandemic has […]
Lowe’s is unveiling its holiday deals earlier than ever and launching a Christmas tree delivery service. The home improvement retailer has seen much success in 2020 as consumers double down on spending on the home. “We want to make the holiday experience even more accessible this year by offering competitive […]
People have been embracing nontraditional holiday decor over the last few years. For instance, Amazon is now selling a cactus Christmas tree that comes in three sizes for the holidays. The artificial tree is pre-lit and comes with red and gold ornaments, as well as a large, gold bow. Other […]
Fake Christmas trees are threatening the real-Christmas-tree industry. But environmentally conscious millennials who are settling down with families are helping fuel demand for real trees on the holidays, Doug Hundley, a seasonal spokesperson with the National Christmas Tree Association, told Business Insider. Real Christmas trees are biodegradable and can be […]
Hallmark is selling a Hogwarts Castle Christmas Tree Topper for “Harry Potter” lovers. The tree topper lights up and plays Hedwig’s theme song from “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” It can also interact with other pieces in Hallmark’s “Harry Potter Storytellers” collection, which includes ornaments that look like Harry, […]
Leave it to the Marines to turn a annual fire safety demonstration into a fun-filled flamethrower festival. Their annual Christmas tree bonfire is yearly event that was started by the Parris Island Fire Department to educate the public about the dangers of a dry Christmas tree, which is highly flammable, […]
Artificial Christmas trees start with a steel frame and can come in different colours, tipped with “snow,” or built to be several stories tall. Strips of green PVC plastic are cut into needles and then attached to the frame. Lights and ornaments are added on by hand and the tree […]
Tree2mydoor created a Christmas-themed brain teaser with over 150 trees. There’s a star on top of one of the trees. Can you find it? Hidden somewhere in a brain-teasing forest of 150 Christmas trees is one tree topped with a star. Tree2mydoor created this Christmas-themed challenge in anticipation of the […]
Christmas tree vendors always pop up around New York City after Thanksgiving. The Gilmartins are an Alaskan family who spend the holidays selling evergreens in Manhattan, and have for 21 years. They sleep in a camper and shower at a nearby hostel, taking 12-hour shifts to sell trees around the […]