Christmas is a season with many traditional customs the world over. One of the most important holiday classics in Germany is the Christmas tree. We look at the history and the meaning of this holiday tradition.
It seems Germany practically invented Christmas - or at least many of the symbols associated with it. While we don't like to start thinking about it in the summer, the cookie bakers and tree growers have to.
The Christmas tree is famous the world over. But where do the trees grow? And what special care do they need before they decorate our homes over the festive season?
With Germany too warm for a white Christmas, is it time to dream of green? Tamsin Walker broke some unsustainable habits by experimenting with presents, dinner, candles, chocolate and the tree. With entertaining results.
What if cutting down your Christmas tree were good for biodiversity? Grown without fertilizers or pesticides, here's an eco-friendly alternative to the mass-produced trees we're used to from plantations.
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