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- Laverne 4-H’ers show appreciation for local veterans
STILLWATER, Okla. – The sun is barely peeking over the horizon as members of the Laverne Sr. and Jr. 4-H Clubs gather to unfurl about 40 American flags and place them at businesses along the main street of this small town in far northwest Oklahoma as a way to commemorate Veterans Day.
- History of the Christmas tree
STILLWATER, Okla. – The sight and smell of real Christmas trees gives us a reminder of many happy moments in the past, along with the promise of the bright future that spring is sure to bring
- All that is left is the tree
STILLWATER, Okla. – The presents have all been opened. There are no more candied yams to stuff in your mouth. All of your company has left, and the Christmas decorations have been boxed up until next year.
- Christmas trees in Oklahoma
STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma Christmas tree growers can pick any of the native adapted species of tree to grow and sell.
- Picking out the perfect tree can be a joy for the whole family
STILLWATER, Okla. – The Griswolds understood the significance of picking out the family Christmas tree, as do many Oklahomans about this time of year. Visiting one of Oklahoma’s “choose-and-cut” tree farms is a good way to jumpstart the holiday spirit.
- Consider a ball-and-burlap tree for Christmas this year
STILLWATER, Okla. – The majority of sales from Oklahoma Christmas tree farms are choose-and-cut operations. However, some customers decide to try and keep the Christmas spirit going long after the holiday season with ball-and-burlap trees.
- Ladder safety
STILLWATER, Okla. – With chillier temperatures ahead, plenty of homeowners will be kept busy with light home maintenance projects such as clearing leaves and debris from the gutters and hanging holiday decorations, all tasks which will more than likely require a ladder.