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Felicia Navidad Says Let the Trees Live!

Mother Earth Monday: Update on our holiday tree dilemma is that we settled on a live tree for our home that we will plant after the festivities.  Meet Felicia Navidad, our 2013 tree.

Felicia is delicate and required special care.  We used a metal rod to support her upper trunk and we used the tiny, antique decorations because her branches are supple and soft.  … Read the rest

Let Trees Have a Holiday This Year!

Mother Earth Monday: A live tree or no tree? In our house we debate replacing our tattered 12-year-old artificial holiday bush with a real “recycled” tree, still in a bucket of dirt, with a home in the yard during the off season.  … Read the rest