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- 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.
- Healthy holiday gifts for your pet
STILLWATER, Okla. – When you are making your list and checking it twice, there is a good chance you have not only your family’s names on there, but the names of your pets, too. Pets are very much a part of the family and many people plan to have a gift or two under the tree for their four-legged friends.
- OSU Horse Judging Team captures AQHA World Championship
STILLWATER, Okla. – The Oklahoma State University Horse Judging Team capped off an undefeated season at the recent 2016 AQHA World Championship Show in Oklahoma City, winning world champion honors for the second year in a row and the third time in the past five years.
- Be aware of electrical safety during the holiday season
STILLWATER, Okla. – It is the time of year to trek up to the attic or down to the basement to bring out all of the treasured holiday decorations, many of which have great sentimental value. The multiple houses in the Christmas village have always been a favorite, along with the light-up garland for the mantle.