Christmas tree farm (@ Ocean/Corbis)
- In the UK we manage to get through eight million Christmas trees every year.""Do you think they look better on their own or in a big bunch?
- Every year the city of Oslo in Norway donates a 20-metre tree to the British for helping during WWII.""What a nice thing ‘fir\ them to do
- Christmas trees were made popular in this country 170 years ago, when Prince Albert put one up in Windsor Castle.""See how Christmas was celebrated in the Victorian era
- A popular form of Christmas tree is the Norway spruce, one example of which, Old Tjikko, is 9,550 years old.""But that\s nothing compared with these ancient organisms