Thursday, December 23, 2010

The Christmas Tree on Finland Stamp.


From the chosen stamp from Suomi Finland 2004, the celebration of Christmas usually use the Christmas tree at home or shopping mall.


The Christmas tree is a decorated evergreen coniferous tree, real or artificial, and a tradition associated with the celebration of Christmas. The tradition of decorating an evergreen tree at Christmas started in Livonia and Germany in the 16th century.The Christmas tree is traditionally brought into the home and decorated with Christmas lights (originally candles), ornaments, garlands, tinsel, and candy canes during the days around Christmas. An angel or star is placed at the top of the tree, representing the host of angels or the Star of Bethlehem from the Nativity.

Natural Christmas trees on the other hand are entirely biodegradable and are generally disposed of in landfills.Real or Cut trees are used only for a short time, but can be recycled and used as mulch or used to prevent erosion.


In order to continue get Christmas tree, the cultivation ( an agricultural, forestry, and horticultural occupation) has to be done involves growing pine, spruce, and fir trees which specifically for use as Christmas trees.

A wide variety of pine and fir species are grown as Christmas trees, although a handful of varieties stand out in popularity.

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