With trees, extra lights and candles in many homes this month, it's important to be aware of the fire hazards they present.
As beautiful as holiday trees and lights are, they present fire hazards many people may not be aware of. The American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts is urging homeowners to use extra caution this time of year to keep the season merry and to prevent holiday fires. The Red Cross provided the following tips to ensure a safe and happy holiday: Christmas Tree Care Holiday Lights and Decorations Holiday Candles
Pick your own tree from a number of varieties.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Amy Nachbar
Monday, November 26, 2012
Pakeen Farm on Elm Street in Canton began it's Christmas Tree season over the weekend. Every year the Pakeen Farm invites area residents into their fields to pick out your perfect Christmas tree while taking in the brisk New England air and then joining them at the barn for hot cocoa. Pakeen grows their own Choose & Cut Christmas Trees right there on the several acres that their farm has on Elm Street in Canton. Choose and Cut trees as well as Freshly Cut trees, wreaths, roping and other holiday decorations are available. Each tree is nurtured for over eight years before it is tall enough to sell. They have a number of varieties: Balsam Fir, Fraser Fir, Douglas Fir,Concolor Fir, Blue Spruce, White Spruce and Norway Spruce. There are a …