Christmas trees in the news


News on the subject of Christmas trees      
                                                                                                     
Lady holding wreath with evergreen trees in background
Headingley family keeps its business evergreen
The Headliner 2014-12-09
The annual debate over the merits of real and artificial Christmas trees continues, but not among the McGuckin family.  Roy and Verna McGuckin operate RBM Gardens Christmas Trees
in Headingley, selling thousands of cut trees and handmade wreaths each December.  The McGuckins sell trees and wreaths on their lot, but the majority of their revenue comes from their wholesale business. Groups including Optimist and Kinsmen Clubs, 67th Winnipeg Scouts and high school students sell them as fundraisers. ....

Men with trees
Scouting out a great Christmas tree
Sou'wester 2016-12-05
For the past 50 years, hundreds of Winnipeggers have relied on the Scouts to carry on a Christmas tradition.  The 67th Winnipeg Scout Group is hosting its 52nd annual Christmas tree lot at the Corydon Community Centre in River Heights (1370 Grosvenor Ave.). Open until Dec. 22 (for all the last minute shoppers out there), the scouts will send around 1,500 trees home with families this Christmas season. ....  

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WAG Celebrates Holiday Season with Free Party for Families
67th Winnipeg Scouts 2016-11-29
Get the holiday season off to a festive start! Sunday, December 4, from 1:30 to 4:00, bring family and friends to a free party at the art gallery and help decorate a tree donated by the 67th Winnipeg Scouts.  Enjoy games, hot cocoa, and cookies. Dance to jazzy holiday tunes with Filbert the Bear and students from the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. The WAG elves will be on hand to help you create your own holiday ornaments to hang on our tree. Bring your camera and take your picture with Santa. ....
  
 
Real or fake Christmas trees? The environmental perspective
The Weather Network - 2014-11-12
This Christmas will you be pulling your tree out of a box or out of the ground?  Of course, many Canadians choose their tree based on aesthetic reasons ...


Real, live Christmas trees back in vogue
Winnipeg Free Press-2009-12-23                                                   
Real Christmas trees appear to be making a comeback as consumers move toward a greener and more family-oriented holiday celebration.  "Our numbers have grown over the past few years," said 67th Winnipeg Scout Group ...

Parks Canada using old Christmas trees to protect sand dunes
CBC.ca-2014-10-22                                                   
The trees gradually catch the sands and make little ridges that build over time.  Parks Canada has found an interesting way to protect sand dunes using discarded Christmas trees.  Piles of old Christmas trees are stacked up along ... 
                        

                                                                                                    
How to pick the Christmas tree just right fir you
Canadian Gardening 2014-11-14
Nothing adds to the excitement of the holiday season like a decorated Christmas tree. And, now that natural trees have been declared the winner in the “which-is-greener” debate, you’ll want one that reflects your own style ...
                                                                                                     
City Hall has blue Christmas tree

Winnipeg CBC News 2016-10-30
It's time to deck the (city) halls, and city officials have found just the tree for the job.  The City of Winnipeg has chosen its annual Christmas tree ....     


Winnipeg Scout Group has Tree-Mendous prices
67th Winnipeg Scouts 2016-11-26
Offering service and selection second to none, with friendly volunteer staff and a central location, why would anyone shop anywhere else, ever?  Oh, and this is the 52nd ...


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