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How to Keep Your Christmas Trees Fresher for Longer

There’s no doubting how fantastic it is having a beautiful real tree in your home but it does take a bit of looking after to make sure it stays fresh. At Weston Sawmill, we have the widest range of Christmas trees in Shropshire and Staffordshire with everything from the Nordmann Fir to the traditional Spruce available. We also have a dedicated Christmas shop open every day from the 23rd of November right up to Christmas Eve with tons of festive goodies available including decorations, gifts, lights and festive food. Here though, we are going to take a look at a few of the ways to keep your Christmas tree looking fantastic.

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The very first thing to do is make sure you buy a tree that is still fresh. You can test this quickly by gently pulling on a branch and seeing how many needles come off in your hand. The less that fall out, the fresher it is. Once you get your Christmas tree home, you should cut around one or two inches off the end which will create a fresh opening in your tree by opening the pores allowing it to absorb fresh water. And, make sure to water your tree regularly but try adding in a sugary drink like lemonade which will provide your Christmas tree with much needed sugar and citric acids helping prolong the life of the tree and improve needle retention.

Collect Your Christmas Tree in Shropshire Today

With hundreds of Christmas trees available here in Shropshire you are bound to find the perfect one along with everything you need to jazz it up. The wonderful smell of Christmas coming into your home truly signifies the beginning of the festive period and we have trees of all shapes and sizes. Prices for our Christmas trees start from as little as £15 for the Spruce and we also have a wide range of potted trees available. To find out more about any of our products or services, please contact Weston Sawmill for more information.