How you can set up your Christmas tree to be as environmentally conscious as possible.
Christmas is just around the corner, which means it’s now time to find a good tree for the family.
In case you missed it, “Pick of the Crop: Your Guide to Finding the Perfect Christmas Tree” by Half Moon Bay Patch contributor Katy Katzenberger will give you a detailed rundown of where you can get your tree (and chop it down yourself!) in Half Moon Bay, in addition to a farms in La Honda, Pescadero and Portola Valley.
There is no clear cut answer as to which Christmas tree to choose. This choice is based on one’s own tastes and desires. Included are a few general tips regarding the maintenance of your tree, what type of lights to use and where to get them, and how and where to dispose of your tree. Also, I wouldn’t be a very good environmental columnist if I didn’t present to you a reasonable argument supporting real Christmas trees as opposed to those plastic, synthetic trees...
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Written by: Benjamin Rothfeder
Date: December 16, 2010