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Big weekend for Christmas tree farms

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(12/07/12) - It's arguably the biggest weekend of the year for Christmas tree farmers. 

Americans buy about 30 million real Christmas trees and about 13 million artificial Christmas trees every year.  However, since artificial trees are reusable, more Americans own artificial trees.

Local tree farmers say they're doing very well this year, and many expect this weekend to be their biggest of the year.

Tree farmers say real trees are most environmentally friendly than artificial trees, and many customers tell them they still enjoy the tree buying experience.

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