ILLINOIS (RFD) — As Christmas trees keep standing in homes for Santa to trim with gifts you want to do all you can to keep that tree as fresh as possible. And that starts with watering the tree. A live tree takes up plenty of water each day and they can dry out quickly if they are standing next to a furnace vent. But Extension Horticulture Expert Richard Hentschel says keep it simple.
Once you’re done with your tree check to see if your town will recycle it and turn it into mulch.