Make Your Own Christmas Tree From Pruned Branches

You can have a yuletide tree without spending money or needlessly destroying an evergreen if you make your own Christmas tree.



072 make your own christmas tree 1 sawing branch
If you're going to make your own Christmas tree from pruned branches, the first step is to prune some branches.
PHOTO: DANIEL COLE
072 make your own christmas tree 2 arrange branches2
Arrange the prunings in a watertight container.
DANIEL COLE
072 make your own christmas tree 3 decorate tree
Decorate with lightweight ornaments.
DANIEL COLE
072 make your own christmas tree 4 tree w presents2
A decorated prunings tree complete with presents. 
DANIEL COLE

















Subscribe Today - Pay Now & Save 66% Off the Cover Price

Lighten the Strain on the Earth and Your Budget

Mother Earth NewsAt MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we are dedicated to conserving our planet's natural resources while helping you conserve your financial resources. That's why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing through our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. By paying with a credit card, you save an additional $5 and get 6 issues of MOTHER EARTH NEWS for only $12.00 (USA only).

You may also use the Bill Me option and pay $17.00 for 6 issues.

(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here