Stefan Mordue explores a range of factors to consider when specifying real or artificial Christmas trees.

14 November 2016


It’s that time of year when you rummage around in the loft for the decorations and stand in line for a nicely shaped Christmas tree. You can’t beat the smell of a real pine, but if you can’t face wrestling to get it in and out of the car, why not fake it?

Today’s artificial trees offer a convincing alternative with a minimum of fuss. They also have other advantages such as eliminating allergies, insects and piles of pine needles on the floor. While artificial trees are not totally maintenance free, the commitment to them is much less than their…

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