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The trees of Christmas past and future
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December 28, 2016

The trees of Christmas past and future

By Patrick White

You picked it out, maybe cut it down, brought it home, watered it, and decorated it. But do you know what species of tree that is, surrounded by presents in your living room? If you purchased your Christmas tree rather than cutting…

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December 24, 2014

The Outside Story

A Christmas Tree farmer’s year in review

By Patrick White

Walking through a large chain store this past October – at least a week before Halloween – I stumbled upon a display of decorations. Not witches and pumpkins, but trees and bells….