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By phyllis both
Contributing writer 

Sauk County Gardener

 

November 30, 2017



“I never thought it was a bad little tree… maybe it just needs a little love.” -Linus

There are many types and species of Christmas trees grown in the United States. People see the more common trees in tree lots across the U.S., but did you know that Deodara cedar with short bluish needles is used in some parts of the country? The wood from this tree was also used in ancient Egypt to build the coffins for the mummies.

Cedar smells wonderful indoors. Another cedar you may be more familiar with is the Eastern red cedar; it’s a tree used in the south. However, the most sought after...



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