Tip #1,333 15 people found helpful

Keep your live Christmas tree green and full of needles longer by filling the stand with the following: 1/2 cup corn syrup, 2 tablespoons bleach, enough hot water to dissolve the corn syrup and enough cold water to fill the stand.

The corn syrup gives it the sugars it needs to stay nourished, and the bleach keeps it from growing bacteria and smelling bad.

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