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An American Tradition: Buying a Tree for the Holidays

Nearly 80 percent of U.S. households — about 99 million — will decorate their living rooms with a Christmas tree this year, according to the American Christmas Tree Association. While artificial trees have grown in popularity, many Americans consider it a tradition to visit a tree farm to get a fresh-cut, natural tree for the holiday season. "We have our Christmas tree. ... We're going to take it home and decorate it," tree buyer Abby Springmann said recently....

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