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A tale of a Christmas Tree Rescue

Once upon a time a few days before Christmas....

A stressed mother was dragging three children to the garden centre to buying kindling so they would stay warm over the cold winter week. When she happened to see a poor Christmas tree all alone when all others had been sold. The kind mother walked over to the tree and up bounded the salesman its yours for 10.00

The mother could not leave the tree there all alone so had to buy it, in her carriage it went. On getting home she noticed it had soaked her carriage boot where it had been sitting. She quickly removed the cable tie and red plastic packaging. The Little Christmas tree was drowning in thick, waterlogged mud, no wonder her boot was soaked.

The mother ran to her shed full of bikes and scooters, after rummaging around for what felt like a year, she found a largish pot and found some compost, it was all the poor mother could find so had to do. 

The sad little Christmas tree was re potted. 

We are not sure the little Christmas tree will survive, it is sitting at a jaunty angle and has no real roots. We are hoping with a little love and attention it can be the boys tree for next year and if not she at least gave it a chance.

So will this be the end of our tale only time will tell......

Cup of Toast


  1. Ah, good for the mother and her children, for showing compassion to this little tree. I tend to do the same (although anything that survives does so through being stubborn rather than because I'm incredibly green fingered). I hope the mother can keep us updated on the tree's progress. If it doesn't last, at least it was shown a kind home to see out its days x #Blogstravaganza

  2. Oh this is great! Well done. I do things like that too ;) at least it has a much better chance than it would have done if it had been left. Thank you for sharing this with #Blogstravaganza :)


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