There is a long history of Christmas trees around the world, but the trend of trees in America dates back to the early-mid 1800s with the German settlers of Pennsylvania. The festive tradition of decorating the cheery evergreen trees in town squares and eventually inside homes grew through the years. Eventually modern, artificial trees became a part of the culture in the USA in the 1940s and 1950s.
Trees will always be an important part of the holiday, but which way should you go when picking a real or artificial tree?
There are a number of lifestyle considerations when it comes to purchasing your Christmas tree. If you fall in the middle of deciding what type of tree is best for you and your family, then the information below may be helpful with deciding the pros and cons of which type of tree you should get.
Pros: The pros of having a real Christmas tree in your home during the holidays may seem obvious, but let’s make a list for the fun of it anyways.
Cons: Though the pros are great, there are some cons to real trees for Christmas.
Pros: If you are on middle ground with wanting an artificial tree or not, there are positive things to having one.
Cons: Now, lets list the cons of an artificial tree during the holidays.
There are clearly a list of pros and cons for the tree options available to you. If you are looking for a hassle free and safe option as far as avoiding the fire hazards and maintenance of a real tree, then artificial may be your answer. If you’re looking for something that adds fresh scents and you enjoy the process of getting a new tree each year, then clearly the real tree is your pick. Whichever way you go, make sure to enjoy the Christmas season and have fun getting your tree set up in your home!