How can you make use of your Christmas tree?
Pine tree which is commonly known as Christmas tree is not only used for celebrating Christmas holiday. For some people, The main purpose of purchasing Christmas tree is to celebrate Christmas and after that, it is thrown. If you still have your Christmas tree and intend to throw it, do not do this and try to make use of it. There are many uses for Christmas tree as it can be used for your kitchen, garden and it can be even used for medicinal purposes. You can choose the most suitable purpose for you to reuse your Christmas tree.
♦ Making tea
There are some people who use the needles of pine or Christmas tree to make tea as it is helpful for fighting many bacterial infections. Do not add too many pine needles for your tea as it may be harmful for you. It is enough to use just 10 needles to be added to one cup of tea.
♦ Warming home
Leave your Christmas tree until the wood becomes dry. Take the dry wood and use it for providing your fireplace with the needed firewood for getting fire. The sap itself can be used as fire starters or take the branches and turn them into torches after wrapping them in a right way to be used for lighting dark places.
♦ Gardening purposes
– You can make use of the Christmas tree to get mulch for your garden. The pine tree has needles which are known to be acidic and this makes them good for plants that need an acidic soil such as blueberries and gardenias. If your plants do not need acidic soil, then make sure that the pine needles are removed.
– Use your useless Christmas tree as a cover for protecting the plants in your garden from snow and other changes in weather that can harm your plants.
– Use the pine tree for providing the plants with the needed nutrients from the soil after decomposition.
– Cut the trunk of the pine tree and turn it into discs which are about 2 inches to place them in the soil and use them for forming edges for walkways or flower beds. You can also use the trunk for other purposes such as making chairs, coasters, planters or even candle holders.
♦ Medicinal purposes
Pine or Christmas tree can be used for getting medicines. This can be done through extracting all the pine sap that can be found in the pine tree as this sap has its antibacterial properties and this is why it is perfect for being used as a cure when it is placed on wounds.
All of these uses prevents you from throwing your Christmas tree after the holiday. We wish you still have your tree and did not throw it.