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Decorating a Christmas tree is a traditional Christmas activity. After the lights are on and the ornaments are hung, the gifts are placed underneath. Trees can be real or artificial, and are decorated in a variety of fashions. They can also be quite a challenge to keep upright if you have toddlers or cats.
Answer Since before Christmas existed, people used plants that stay green all year to decorate their homes in the winter. Hanging evergreen boughs over a door was a reminder of springtime during the cold, dark winter. But it wasn't until the 16th century in Germany that Christians started using…
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Every family is different. Therefore, no specific day or schedule is set for when to decorate your tree. Some people will choose to go with family tradition, others choose a random day where they have everyone together, while others decorate the tree on Christmas Eve day. The only commonality is tha…
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When people buy real Christmas trees on Christmas, it's an evergreen. More specifically, it would be a conifer. Even more specifically, it could be a white fir, which is Abies concolor, but there are lots of others that are also used.
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A Christmas tree decorator's salary will vary a great deal depending on what part of the country the person is working in and whether the trees are for businesses or in private homes. Most decorators decorate trees for offices, stores, and other businesses, and are paid an average of from $100 to $4…
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the most common types of Christmas trees are balsam firs or frasir firs
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Answer Definition of monoculture from Answers.com The cultivation of a single crop on a farm or in a region or country. A single, homogeneous culture without diversity or dissension. So you would have to say that if a Christmas tree farm exclusively grew the trees, it is a monoculture. If th…
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I think because you can hang up memories and things that mean most to you on the branches. Also, so you can put the presents under the tree
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Many people believe the Christmas tree tradition to be relatively new, brought from Germany by Prince Albert, consort of Queen Victoria. However the fir trees' relationship to Christianity goes much further back to the days of St.Boniface over a 1000 yrs ago. It is said that St.Bonifice, who convert…
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Christmas trees had become commonplace in the United States by the 1870s. However, the first appearance is not exactly known. It is a German custom, but was popular in the British Isles in the 18th century.
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It is a tree that has decorations on it and you put it up at Christmas time.  The Christmas tree has many Branches,but on that day all branches(families) unite into one trunkChristmas tree" class='external' title="http://www.answers.com/topic/Christmas tree
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One of the most difficult things about decorating a Christmas tree is adding the ribbon. Choose three different ribbons, all different widths that compliment each other. Instead of winding it all the way around the tree, cut them into 12" strips. Next, make a 4" loop and wrap floral wire around the …
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A Christmas tree is an evergreen or artificial tree decorated during the Christmas season with lights and ornaments, garlands and tinsel. An angel or star is often placed at the top of the tree. The most commonly used species are fir.
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If it is a fake tree save it to save more money
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It's a ritual celebration of Christmas It is very beautiful occasion, where the meeting with family, friends and loved ones
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To celebrate Christmas!
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the birth of Jesus Crist
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The Christmas tree represents the tree in the Garden of Eden. It used to be put up on December 24th - Christmas Eve - which was counted as the feast of Adam and Eve. The ball ornaments represent the fruit on the tree (Early trees had real fruit).
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To celebrate Christmas!
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You put it up to honor Jesus, for Santa clause to put presents under, and to remind you of Christmas!
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The most popular Christmas tree ornament in Japan is tinsel.
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There are three main and most popular types of Christmas trees which are Firs, Pine, and Spruces. Other types include Cypress, Cedars, and miscellaneous others.
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Some have attributed the first "Christmas tree" to 15th century BC Babylon, spoken of in Jeremiah 10. However, Jeremiah is speaking of idol worship, and more specifically, idol construction. The reference to "tree" should be interpreted as "wood" or "lumber", as a construction material, which was sh…
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Yes. Most Australians do have a Christmas tree in their home during the festive season. As with other countries, people of some religions do not celebrate Christmas, and these people do not have Christmas trees. As with most countries, Australians have a variety of places from which to choose thei…
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It depends upon the variety and type of Christmas tree. Popular Christmas trees include the following varieties and number of years in the field to reach a mature average Christmas tree height of six to seven feet tall: Fir Trees = Five to Ten years depending on type Types include: Balsam Fir, …
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The Christmas tree is part of a long tradition that evergreen trees represent the continuous nature of life, even in the cold of winter. The Germans were among the earliest Christians to adopt the use of decorated trees. The History of Christmas Trees Saint Boniface, who lived around 600-700 AD near…
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Evergreens are significant in several pagan ritualistic beliefs, especially around the time of the winter solstice. This is why they have been absorbed by some into the winter celebrations of Christmas. It is possible that this association of life (green plants in the dead of winter) was an importan…
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'Christmas' trees were first used by ancient Germanic tribes at the time of Yule, to represent the renewal of life. This custom was later taken up by the Romans, who kept doing so after the mass conversion to Christianity. The Germans kept practising the tradition until the Americans and British fou…
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The evergreen is simply the only tree that remains with green during the cold months of the year. Because Christmas is in between these cold months, they started decorating these trees in the Christmas spirit, because they were a general icon when Christmas was thought of. Christmas trees are not th…
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OK guys I'm sorry for the answer before i have to improve it because I'm doing this for a project and i was disappointed of the answer! the right answer is it started in central Europe. more Pacific you ask Germany.
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The National Christmas Tree is selected from a state somewhere in the US and taken to Washington D.C., where it is set up on the Capital Mall.
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Although most Indians are Hindus or Muslims they celebrate Christmas along with the New Year in night long celebrations. About 1.3% of the population is Christian and decorate the Christmas tree like all others do. However, most view the Christmas Tree as a cultural and religious practice, both by t…
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The custom was introduced into England by Prince Albert, the German husband of Queen Victoria. for presints
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The first royal Christmas trees Christmas Trees first came to England with the Georgian Kings who came from Germany. Due to the unpopularity of the German Monarchy, the practice was not copied at Court. In 1846, the popular Royals, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, were depicted in illustrations …
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to make a Christmas tree in turing you have to know how to code first. Well if you don't know, look at tutorials some simple codes are:drawfillboxdrawfilloval
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Worship of the decorated evergreen tree goes way way back. Almost to the beginning. Earliest accounts say that is was part of Babylonian sun worship by Nimrod and his mother/wife Semiramis. And after Nimrod died, his wife/mother Semiramis claimed that her son/husband came back in an evergreen tree …
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Christmas trees date back to the Egyptians and Druids although their modern use dates to Victorian times in Germany.
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Cedar Answer The above answer is wrong. The most common trees for Christmas trees are firs. The varieties used depend on the continent, Europe using Silver Firs and Nordman Firs, and North America using Balsam and Fraser Firs. Spruce is also a pretty tree but very hard to decorate and loses its …
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Christmas trees became popular in 16th century Germany, well after the Bible was completed. However, the KJV Bible makes a reference to decorated trees being a heathen practice in Jeremiah 10:1-4, as follows: "Thus saith the LORD, Learn not the way of the HEATHEN . . . for the customs of the peop…
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The first evidence of trees associated with Christmas was when the Brotherhood of Blackheads erected a tree in their guild houses in Riga and Reval (now Tallinn) in Livonia (present day Latvia and Estonia) in in 1441, 1442, 1510 and 1514. A small tree was decorated with sweets to be enjoyed by the a…
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They were introduced by Prince Albert - Queen Victoria's husband.
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We put up a Christmas tree at Christmas because in the Victorian ages when Christmas came the Victorians decided to put up a tree at Christmas and they all so decided to eat turkey at Christmas as well! so if the Victorians didn't decide to put up a Christmas tree we wouldn't have trees up now!
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The light on a Christmas tree are symbols of faith. The faith in what is to be the stars that helped guide to the Christmas star. They are a road map .
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So Santa can put persants underneth the christmas tree.
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They call it a Christmas tree.
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Arvore de Natal.
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They originate from Germany, each year Prince Albert brought it from the Thueringer Wald in Germany, and brought it to his family in England, than the English and the Germans introduced it to America, The Christmas tree is also the welcoming to spring, since in winter this tree is the only green tre…
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A Christmas tree provides vitamin C. In fact, a Christmas tree provides the same amount of vitamin C as 1,000 oranges would!
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A monk went to Germany to evangelize and he used a fir tree to symbolise the Holy Trinity. Later in 1535 in Latvia a man called martin Luther decorated a tree with candles to show children about stars and how Jesus was the light of the world. Christmas also made a business opportunity for German …
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Christmas trees are not a specific type. They are evergreens that fit the Christmas Card picture. The tree you plant will grow almost anywhere if the conditions suit but the best bet is to buy one and throw it away it is an industry after all.Christmas trees are not a specific type. They are evergre…
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It all started when Boniface of Crediton saved a little girl from being a vestal sacrifice. With the knife in hand he began sawing off branches from the "sacred trees". That missionary, Boniface, handed out the branches telling the people about Christ and told them to put the branches above their ma…
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Christmas Tree Pass is located in the State of Nevada, in the USA. Use the starting point of Davis Dam or Laughlin - drive up Nevada Highway 163 about 6 miles to the Christmas Tree Pass turnoff. see the link for some photos http://travel.webshots.com/album/448262222JOJPJJ
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President Benjamin Harrison was the first to put up a Christmas tree in the White House. It was put up Christmas 1889.
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The idea for the Christmas tree, as well as the other thought-to-be Christmas holiday practices, including exchanging gifts, "nativity" scenes, and even flying reindeer, predate Christianity and the celebration of Christmas itself (which some sources claim was instituted by a pope in the fourth cent…
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Well you have to wait till the Christmas day to get it.
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There are many types used, but the most commonly used are fir trees, which have the benefit of not shedding their needles.
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Yes, the first Christmas trees in England appeared during the Victorian period.
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Christmas trees first became popular in about 1850.
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Christmas trees symbolizes eternal life to the ancient Egyptians, Chinese, and Hebrews. Europeans set of the decorated trees around the New Year to scare away the devil.
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There is no such tree as a Christmas Tree until it is cut and decorated so the question is unanswerable. :O that isn't true
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The world's tallest Christmas Tree isn't on the White House lawn or in Trafalgar Square this year: it's in the Styx Valley, a tract of ancient forest in Tasmania. It's a living, 84 meter (276 foot) Eucalyptus tree, currently home to a half dozen activists who for more than a month have lived in its …
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the spanish do decorate there trees @thecommunity.....they decorate there trees just like other people with lights , a star/angle , ect.
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It's up to you really. We put ours up a couple of weeks before Christmas day but some people like to put up their decorations earlier.
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Having a Christmas tree has a lot to do with tradition and personal choice. Decorating a Christmas tree started as a German tradition. The tree began as a way to give gifts to apprentices and children of guildhall members. The tree was decorated with sweets which the children and apprentices then …
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You hitt he button, fist turn them on or plug them in and hit the button. I hve a question is this a tree that grew from the ground? If so you have an issue and you should report it to the cops, a lunny bin anmd a mutan tree exterminator.
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The proper name for a Christmas tree is tannenbaum. Tannenbaum came from the German language. It means fir tree in German. There are many different evergreen varieties of trees that can be used for a Christmas tree. The Spruce tree is one of the most popular used.
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Absolutely nothing. Since the earliest of times, trees, especially green evergreens, were worshipped by the pagans. To them it represented life and freshness. Since it was EVER green, it always had life. The trees were worshipped as symbols of life, fertility, sexual potency and reproduction.These p…
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Yes. They have become very popular !
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You should put colorful lights on it, garland, and ortamnets that fit your personality or bring back memories to you and your family, and a star or an angel on top!
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People put up their Christmas trees at different times. It depends on which tradition they follow or personal choice. One tradition is to wait until Christmas Eve day and leave it up until the day after Twelfth Night. One reason for this tradition is to spend the Advent season preparing for Christm…
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When Prince Albert Came over from Norway He brought chrismas trees, then Queen Victoria placed candles on the tree to illuminate it but still thought it as rather dull. She bought colourfull balls of glass (Most likely from Italy.) and paid people to paint them with seens of Christmas. When Prince…
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When Queen Victoria was in charge. Prince Albert brought the Christmas tree to Britain from Germany.
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because some old woman wanted trees in her house but she only like the kind of trees that we call Christmas trees so she only did it around Christmas than other people started doing it too and decorating it and it just became a tradition. :)
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You put up Christmas Trees because Santa (if you believe in him) has so much joy and ho-ho's that if he sees a tree he will give presents... if you don't have a tree put up, you wake up on Christmas Day with no presents. I believe in Santa and this point of view is my point of view, it may not be tr…
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Christmas tree = vianočný stromček
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I'm not sure why it is significant. it is probably just for decoration.prince albert brought the tradition to Britain, from Germany, during Victorian times. that info might help you research it.
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I am not sure, but probably most if not all
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yes why would you ask a question like that we celebrate christmaS JUST LIKE ANY OTHER COUNTRY IN THE WORLD WITH CHRISTMAS DINNER AND TREES.
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A friend of Thomas Edison whose name was Edward Johnson was the first person to put electric lights on a real Christmas tree in 1882. This was 3 years after the incandescent light bulb was invented, and was done at Johnson's home to demonstrate his faith in it's safety.
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The light that JESUS brought into the world.
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this is how you spell Christmas tree in spanish. Christmas tree=Árbol de navidad
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ones that work. Originally, candles were used to decorate Christmas trees. Incandescent lights were designed as safer alternatives but were still hot and fire hazards. L.E.D. s were then manufactured to provide safe, energy efficient alternatives.
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The most popular type of tree for Christmas is pine or spruce.
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The tradition of the Christmas tree began during the early 15th century. This tradition started in Germany as a way for Christians to relay the story of the birth of Jesus to Pagans.
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In Victorian times Prince Albert introduce the German practise of the Christmas tree into England and I believe it spread from there, along with xmas cards, yule logs and other things.
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The literal translation is arbre de Noël.
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Sapin de Noël is a French equivalent of 'Christmas tree'. The masculine noun 'sapin' means 'fir tree'. The preposition 'de' means 'of, from'. The masculine noun 'Noël' means 'Christmas'. All together, they're pronounced 'sah-peh duh noh-ehl'.
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does Italy decorate a Christmas tree
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the pine tree's needles never fall off in the same way leaves do, so it stays green throughout the whole year. This is a symbol of how God's love for us never fails. Also, the tree appears to take the shape of an upright triangle, symbolizing the reason for the season. Plus a deciduous bush would l…
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well you need something to put your presents under!
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Indiana County in the state of Pennsylvania is known as the Christmas tree capital of the world.
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