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How to pick a Christmas tree -- and keep it alive

How do I pick the right tree? What do I do once I get it home? It takes a lot of work before your Christmas tree looks festive and pretty in your living-room corner.

Get some tips from tree expert Matthew Wright, executive director of the Christmas Tree Council of Nova Scotia, on Tuesday at 1 p.m. ET.

Leave your question now using the comment function on this article or come back during the live hour to join the conversation below.

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Mr. Wright owns M. Wright Farm and Forest in New Germany, N.S., where he is an active cultivator, exporter and broker of Christmas trees in Canada and abroad. He is also involved in extensive Christmas tree improvement and research activity as part of the SMART Christmas Tree Research Co-operative at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College.

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