Urban Programs Resource Network

Links and Reviews for Christmas Trees & More

The following 154 sites have linked to our Christmas Trees & More website. Links to commercial products or enterprises do not constitute endorsement by University of Illinois Extension.


CNN.com
http://cnn.com/US/9812/25/fringe/tiny.trees/index.html

A Garden for You - Websites for Kids
http://www.gardenforyou.com/

A Research Guide for Students - Virtual Library of Useful URL
http://www.aresearchguide.com/372-399.html

Agriculture Marketing Resource Center - Christmas Tree Profile - Sources
http://www.agmrc.org/commodities__products/forestry/christmas_tree_profile.cfm

Analyze Everything - Christmas Tree Biology
http://analyze-everything.blogspot.com/2008/12/christmas-tree-biology.html

Appalachian Evergreens - Christmas Tree Links - Christmas Tree Care for Real Trees
http://www.appevergreens.com/links.asp

Archeo Link
http://www.archaeolink.com/christmas_traditions.htm

Art Teacher on the Net - The Renaissance and Christmas
http://www.artmuseums.com/renaissance.htm

Ashland City School District (Ashland City, OH)
http://www.ashland-city.k12.oh.us/staff/AnHixon/links.asp

Bev's Country Cottage - Christmas at the Cottage - Wonderful CHRISTMAS GOODIES
http://www.bevscountrycottage.com/christmas/

Bleahy Links
http://bleahy.home.mindspring.com/surfsup.htm
"More than you will ever need to know about Christmas trees:"

bn 23
http://www.bn23.com/portal/Society/Holidays/Christmas/Decorations_and_Props/Trees/index.html
"Includes tree trivia, instructions for care, a listing of Christmas tree farms in Indiana, traditions, recipes, family activities, and links."

Bob Kraft's Personal Injury Social Security Disability - Link of the Day - Christmas Tree Facts
http://www.pissd.com/2006/12/link-of-the-day-christmas-tree-facts-and-history/
"What do you want to know about Christmas trees? Whatever the question, you’ll find the answer at the University of Illinois’ Christmas Tree Web site."

Burch Learning - Teachers' Content - Suggested Lessons for Computer Lab or Classroom 3rd Grade
http://www.burchlearning.com/TeacherSideContent/SuggestedComputerLabLessonsfor3rdGrade.pdf

California Schools History/Social Science Curriculum - Religious Holidays in the Public Schools
http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/score_lessons/dilemma/resources.html

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Much Ado About Christmas - Links - External sites
http://archives.cbc.ca/IDC-1-69-412-2351/life_society/christmas_fun/clip8

Captain Jack Christmas Tree Farm (Ankeny, IA)
http://www.christmas-tree.com/sites.html

Capt'n Clint's Holiday Place
http://capt.clint.home.mindspring.com/xmas.html

CBC - Digital Archives - Much Ado About Christmas: Toys, Traditions & Fun - Links
http://archives.cbc.ca/IDCC-1-69-412-2371/life_society/christmas_fun/

CBC Digital Canada - Much Ado About Christmas: Toys, Traditions & Fun - External Sites
http://archives.cbc.ca/400d.asp?id=1-69-412-2368&wm6=1

Chiff.com
http://www.chiff.com/home_life/holiday/christmas/christmas-trees.htm

Child Care Lounge - Caregivers - Oh Christmas Tree! - Learn More About the Christmas Tree
http://www.childcarelounge.com/Caregivers/xmastree.htm

Christmas 101 - Christmas Trees and Wreaths
http://www.christmas101.com/

Christmas Gifts with Heart Online Store
http://www.christmasgiftswithheart.com/resources/trees.shtml

Christmas HQ
http://www.christmas-hq.com/achristmastree/
"Recipe for rolled out cookies along with many ideas children will enjoy using to decorate them."

Christmas Portal - Trees and Wreaths
http://www.portalbrain.com/christmas/

Christmas Tree Galore - Related Website Links - Christmas Tree Information
http://www.christmastreesgalore.com/links.cfm

Christmas Trees Now - Cut Your Own Tree - Christmas Tree Care
http://www.christmastreesnow.com/chooseandcut.html

Christmas Trees Now - Landscaping Trees - Christmas Tree Care
http://www.christmastreesnow.com/ornamental.html

Christmas Trees Now - Order a Tree - Christmas Tree Care
http://www.christmastreesnow.com/order.html

Christmas Trees Now - Our Freshness Guarantee - Christmas Tree Care
http://www.christmastreesnow.com/freshness.html

Christmas Trees Now - Price
http://www.christmastreesnow.com/price.html

Christmas Trees Now - Tree Care
http://www.christmastreesnow.com/buyatree.html

Christmas Trees Now - Why Buy - Tree Care
http://www.christmastreesnow.com/whybuy.html

Christmas Trees Now - Why Buy Trees on the Net? - Christmas Tree Care
http://www.christmastreesnow.com/internet.html

Christmas Trees Now - Win a Free Christmas Tree
http://www.christmastreesnow.com/winfreetree.html

Christmas Trees Now.com
http://www.christmastreesnow.com/

christmasgiftswithheart.com/
http://www.christmasgiftswithheart.com/resources/trees.shtml

corsinet.com Brain Candy
http://www.corsinet.com/braincandy/xmaspage.html

Cyber Sleuth Kids
http://cybersleuth-kids.com/sleuth/Society_and_Culture/Holidays/Christmas/

Cyber Sleuth Kids
http://cybersleuth-kids.com/sleuth/Society_and_Culture/Holidays/Christmas/index.htm

Cyber Sleuth Kids
http://cybersleuth-kids.com/sleuth/Society_and_Culture/Holidays/Christmas/

DonitaWorld.com
http://donitaworld.com/Holidays/Christmas/Plants/links.html
"The University of Illinois Extension website is a great source of information including tree farms, tree types and care, flowers and greenery."

Echo Hills Farms - Christmas Trees - Tree Facts
http://www.echohillfarms.com/trees_facts.htm

EclecticEsoterica.com
http://eclecticesoterica.com/christmas.html

Economas
http://economas.tripod.com/id8.html

Education World
http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson151.shtml

Education World
http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson151.shtml
"Study the history of the Christmas tree through two sites devoted to this holiday favorite: Christmas Trees & More and National Christmas Tree Association."

E-greenway - Meditation - Trees
http://www.egreenway.com/meditation/treequo.htm

eHow - How to Keep a Christmas Tree Green - Resources
http://www.ehow.com/how_4532507_keep-christmas-tree-green.html

Environmental Information and Communication Network (Japan) - Forum - Number of Christmas Trees
http://www.eic.or.jp/qa/?act=view&serial=9011&new=1

extreme tracking
http://extremetracking.com/open;refh?tag=xmasco&nm=50

Free Lists
http://www.freelists.org/archives/sotd/12-2004/msg00009.html

Free lists
http://www.freelists.org/archives/donspatch/12-2005/msg00000.html
"Choosing and caring for a Christmas tree."

Garden Digest - Tree Legends, Stores, Tales and Lore
http://www.gardendigest.com/treeleg.htm

Gone-Ta-Pott - Christmas Hot Links - Christmas Cooking & Recipes
http://www.gone-ta-pott.com/Christmashotlinks.html

Green Options - How To's - How to Green Your Christmas Tree
http://greenhome.huddler.com/wiki/how-to-green-your-christmas-tree

Heartland Area Education Agency
http://www.aea11.k12.ia.us/imc/foss/trees.html

Hitmill.com - All Christmas (page 2) - Christmas Trees
http://www.hitmill.com/christmas2.html

Hitmill.com - All Christmas (page 2) - Christmas Trees
http://www.hitmill.com/chrmas/christmas2.html

How Stuff Works
http://www.howstuffworks.com/christmas-tree6.htm

i Keep Bookmarks
http://ww2.ikeepbookmarks.com/showall.asp?folder=130780

in One Search
http://www.i1s.net/directory.php?cid=550267
"Recipe for rolled out cookies along with many ideas children will enjoy using to decorate them."

Ivy's Christmas Coloring Pages
http://www.ivyjoy.com/coloring/christmas/

Ivy's Domain
http://ivyjoy.com/coloring/christmas/index.html

JanBrett's Homepage
http://janbrett.com/piggybacks/annie.htm
"At the Christmas Trees and More site you will learn a lot about conifers."

Judah's Journal - Christmas Trees
http://www.visiblesoul.org/judah/blog/2006/12/18/christmas-trees/

Kate.net - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Page - Christmas Trees
http://www.kate.net/holidays/christmas/florafauna.html

Kid Konnect
http://www.kidskonnect.com/Christmas2002/ChristmasIndex.html

Kids Konnect
http://www.kidskonnect.com/Christmas2002/ChristmasIndex.html

Kids Konnect
http://www.kidskonnect.com/Trees/TreesHome.html

Kids Konnect - Science -Trees - Christmas Trees
http://www.kidskonnect.com/content/view/106/27/

kidskonnect.com
http://www.kidskonnect.com/Trees/TreesHome.html

La Toile du Québec
http://www.toile.com/guides/habitation/decoration/

Librarians Internet Index
http://www.lii.org/pub/subtopic/978
"Information about Christmas tree types, selection and care, and traditions. Includes recipes for cookie ornaments, fun facts, and related links. From the University of Illinois Extension."

Library of Congress - Everyday Mysteries
http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/christmaslights.html
"Includes Christmas tree facts, tree types, educational lesson topics and much more."

Lincoln Daily News
http://archives.lincolndailynews.com/2004/Nov/24/Features_new/family.shtml

Lincoln Daily News
http://archives.lincolndailynews.com/2004/Dec/13/Features_new/family.shtml

linksgiving
http://www.linksgiving.com/dir/Shopping/Holidays/Christmas/

Lyons Public Library - Illinois Links - Illinois Farms & Orchards
http://www.lyonslibrary.org/Local%20Links/Illinois%20Links.htm

MasterSite.com
http://www.mastersite.com/christmas.htm

Mental Floss - Blogs - Christmas Tree Fads and Fashions - Eco-Trees
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/21009

Miller's Christmas Trees - Map & Links - Links
http://www.treerex.com/map_links.html

Mountains of Info - Plants, Flowers, and Gardening - Plants - Christmas Tree Farms - Glossary
http://mountainsofinfo.com/MOI/Plants_and_Flowers/plants_page.htm

Myth*ing Links
http://www.mythinglinks.org/wintersolstice~YuleLinks.html

NC State University - Supply Chain Resource Cooperative - Facts and Figures - References
http://scm.ncsu.edu/public/facts/facs041216.html

Newton Public Schools - Sunset Elementary - Third Grade - Christmas Traditions from Around the World
http://www.newton.k12.ks.us/sch/ss/3rdgrade.htm

North Carolina State University
http://www4.ncsu.edu/unity/users/f/frampton/www/christmas tree links/extension_sites.htm

North Carolina State University
http://www4.ncsu.edu/unity/users/f/frampton/www/christmas tree links/christmas_tree_association_sites.htm

Ohio State University Extension
http://www.ag.ohio-state.edu/~dela/mgarden/question.htm

Palatine High School
http://www.phs.d211.org/Media/subjects/holidays.htm

Paper University
http://www.tappi.org/paperu/news/archive/nov_dec_2002.htm

Past Food Web Directory
http://www.pastfood.com/recipes8.html
"Includes tree trivia, instructions for care, a listing of Christmas tree farms in Indiana, traditions, recipes, family activities, and links."

Pbworks.com - Non-fiction Christmas Information - General Traditions and Customs
http://christmaslinks.pbworks.com/Non-Fiction+Christmas+Information

Peachy Green - Going Green - Environmentally-Friendly Christmas Trees
http://www.peachygreen.com/going-green/environmentally-friendly-christmas-trees

Pinecrest Tree Farm - Links
http://www.pinecresttreefarm.com/Links.html

Prairie Farmer - Look to the Web for Winter Wonders
http://prairiefarmer.com/story.aspx?s=778&c=9
"For information about types of Christmas trees (which shed, which don't...) and tree farm locations, check out the University of Illinois Extension Web site, www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/trees/index.html. It's a fun site, with wacky tree facts (did you know that 73 million new Christmas trees will be planted this year?), Christmas tree cookie recipes and instructions on homemade tree ornaments. It even offers tree care tips and a nifty idea for easy tree watering."

Purdue University - Consumer Horticulture - Christmas trees
http://www.hort.purdue.edu/ext/WRG_on_the_web.html
"Learn about the tree species used as Christmas trees: http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/trees/treetypes.html"

Purdue University Consumer Horticulture
http://www.hort.purdue.edu/ext/WRG_on_the_web.html

Rats2U.com
http://rats2u.com/christmas/christmas_crafts.htm

Realty Times
http://realtytimes.com/rtcpages/20031212_fauxtree.htm

Reds Garden Center - Garden Calendar for December - Links for December
http://www.redsgardencenter.com/december.html

SantaClaus.com
http://www.santaclaus.com/fungames.html

SantaClaus.com
http://www.santaclaus.com/fungames.html

Scherman - Christmas Tree Plantation - Christmas Lore
http://www.xmastreefarm.org/body_lore_traditions.html

Science Safari
http://www.sciencenews.org/sn_arc99/12_18_99/safari.htm
"Trouble telling an Austrian pine from a Scotch pine? Interested in the origin of various holiday traditions? The Urban Program Resources Network Web site at the University of Illinois serves as a handy starting point for learning about Christmas trees. It also offers helpful hints to holiday revelers bent on serving turkey during the festivities. Look for tree and turkey trivia, recipes for edible ornaments, food safety advice, and much more."

See Ya Around
http://www.cplrmh.com/seniors.html

sirlinksalot.net/
http://www.sirlinksalot.net/christmas.html

SixWise.com - 12 Interesting Facts About Christmas Trees - Sources
http://www.sixwise.com/newsletters/07/12/12/12-interesting-facts-about-christmas-trees.htm

Sprout: Green Living for Families - Christmas Trees: Green or Not?
http://sproutgreen.blogspot.com/

Squirts Place - Favorite Places - Fun Sites - A-F
http://www.squirtsplace.com/favorites/funsites.html

Stanford University - Library - Sci-Tech Library Newsletter - Christmas Trees
http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/swain/nsflibnews/2004/holiday2004.html

Stanford University Libraries - Sci-Tech Library Newsletter
http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/swain/nsflibnews/2007/holiday2007.html
"Of all the holiday decorations, none rivals the Christmas tree — pines, firs, spruces, and more … (http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/trees/treetypes.html) At this website you will find some interesting Christmas tree trivia (http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/trees/treefacts.html)."

Stanford University Library - Sci-Tech Library Newsletter - Holiday Issue - Christmas Trees
http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/swain/nsflibnews/2005/holiday2005.html

Taylor Trees - Links
http://www.taylortrees.com/links.htm

Teach the Children Well
http://www.teachthechildrenwell.com/science.html

Teacher Web
http://teacherweb.com/mn/mlc/citizenship/wqr2.stm
"The Tradition of the Christmas Tree"

The Association of North American Radio Clubs - The Radio H.F. Internet Newsletter
http://www.anarc.org/cidx/radiohf/V4n12Dec02.html

The Best Kids Book Site
http://www.thebestkidsbooksite.com/xmascrafts.cfm

The Daily Home Pages - Featured Sites - Christmas Trees and More
http://www.thedailyhomepages.com/archive_2007.php

The Garden Link
http://www.thegardenlink.com/html/links/plants/links_trees.htm
"Excellent Christmas Tree site from the University of Illinois Extension Service. Topics include tree facts, tree types, tree care and links."

The Gardener's Network
http://www.gardenersnet.com/tree/xmastree.htm

The Library of Congress - Science Reference Services - Christmas Lights
http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/christmaslights.html
"Christmas Trees and More from the University of Illinois Extension - Includes Christmas tree facts, tree types, educational lesson topics and much more."

The New York Times - Reference - Time Topics - Subjects - C - Christmas Trees - Around the Web
http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/subjects/c/christmas_trees/index.html

The New York Times - Reference - Time Topics - Subjects - C - Christmas Trees - Around the Web
http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/subjects/c/christmas_trees/index.html?inline=nyt-classifier
"Facts, traditions, types and more, from the University of Illinois Extension"

The Spirit of Gardening
http://www.gardendigest.com/trees2.htm

The Sunday Times Online - You've Written Your List, Now Check It Twice - Useful Links
http://sundaytimes.lk/071209/Plus/plus00016.html

Timber Web
http://www.timberweb.com/Trading/XMASTreecare.aspx

Timber Web Christmas Tree History
http://www.timberweb.com/Trading/XMASTreehistory.html

TimberWeb - Information Centre - Christmas Tree Product Gateway
http://www.timberweb.com/Trading/XMASSpecies.html

TimberWeb - Information Centre - Christmas Tree Product Gateway - Introduction
http://www.timberweb.com/Trading/XMASGateway.html

TimberWeb - Information Centre - Christmas Tree Product Gateway - Members
http://www.timberweb.com/Trading/XMASMembers.html

U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity - John H. Russell Elementary School - Student Links
http://www.am.dodea.edu/ny_va/quantico/russell/Web08/students08/index.htm

UF/IFAS Extension - Christmas Trees - Related Sites & Articles
http://solutionsforyourlife.ufl.edu/hot_topics/families_and_consumers/christmas_trees.html

UF/IFAS Extention - Christmas Trees - Related Sites & Articles
http://solutionsforyourlife.ifas.ufl.edu/hot_topics/families_and_consumers/christmas_trees.html

Unity Elementary School - A Wish to be a Christmas Tree
http://ues.troup.k12.ga.us/Wish to be a Christmas Tree.htm

Unity Home Elementar - A Wish to be a Christmas Tree
http://ues.troup.k12.ga.us/Wish%20to%20be%20a%20Christmas%20Tree.htm

University of Florida Extension - Gardening in a Minute - Potpourri - Holiday - Christmas Tree Care
http://gardeningsolutions.ifas.ufl.edu/giam/potpourri/holiday/xmastree_care.html

University of Florida Extension - Solutions for Your Life - Christmas Trees and Their Care
http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/ChristmasTreesandTheirCare.shtml

University of Kentucky Extension
http://www.ca.uky.edu/franklin/home/fun%20facts%20about%20holiday%20trees.htm

USA Today
http://www.usatoday.com/tech/webguide/hotsites/2003/2003-12-23-hotsites.htm
"We certainly hope you've chosen your Christmas tree by now, but even stragglers will find plenty of useful information on this University of Illinois site. (The rest of us can while away the last hours before Christmas with plenty of interesting trivia and helpful tips.) The links to other holiday-themed pages are particularly well-chosen - the page on Photographing Holiday Lights is one we'll be bookmarking, and we wouldn't have missed the singing ornaments for the world. All this linking hither and yon is sweet and a little old-fashioned; what more could you want from a Christmas page? - FBC/HSS"

Virtual Teacher
http://www.virtualteacher.com.au/VT61.htm

Washington Post
http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A20941-2002Nov21?language=printer

WFTV - Understanding The History Of Your Christmas Tree
http://www.wftv.com/sponsor_using_natl/14717593/detail.html

Wikipedia - Christmas Tree Farm - References
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:IvoShandor/Christmas_tree_farm

Wikipedia - History of Christmas Tree Cultivation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Christmas_tree_cultivation

Wikipedia.org - Christmas Tree Production - References
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_tree_production

Wisconsin Christmas Tree Producers Association
http://www.christmastrees-wi.org/teacher.html
"University of Illinois Extension: lots of great links pertaining to Christmas trees"

Wisconsin Christmas Tree Producers Association
http://www.christmastrees-wi.org/

Wisconsin Christmas Trees Producers Association - Media
http://www.christmastrees-wi.org/media.html
"This is a great site."

X-MASS.com - Christmas Tree Page -
http://www.x-mass.com/christmas-tree.html
"Christmas tree facts; traditions; pictures; care; and events; as well as information on other Christmas greenery. Christmas Trees and Wreaths"

Yahoo Directory
http://dir.yahoo.com/Society_and_Culture/Holidays_and_Observances/Christmas/Trees_and_Wreaths/
"Christmas tree facts, traditions, pictures, care, and events, as well as information on other Christmas greenery."

Yahoo!
http://dir.yahoo.com/Society_and_Culture/Holidays_and_Observances/Christmas/Trees_and_Wreaths/
"Christmas tree facts, traditions, pictures, care, and events, as well as information on other Christmas greenery."

Yahoo!
http://dir.yahoo.com/Society_and_Culture/Holidays_and_Observances/Christmas/Trees_and_Wreaths

 

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