Real Simple The Right Way to Care for a Live Christmas Tree So It Stays Fresher for Longer

It takes a little effort and some TLC to get a Christmas tree looking ready for guests and photos—but it’s worth every ounce of water (and every scattered pine needle) to keep a live Christmas tree fresh and vibrant through the holidays. From how to choose the right stand to how often to water a Christmas tree, here’s how to care for a live tree that lasts all season