For me, Christmas just wouldn't seem right without traipsing through the woods – slipping in either mud or snow depending on the year – to choose the "perfect tree" with my family. We debate every tree we pass at the local tree farm, dismissing some as too tall or too fat, others as too short, too skinny or too sparse, before finally choosing one, cutting it down and lugging it home to decorate. (Check out our festive guide for tips on finding your own perfect tree)
This, apparently, is not a popular tradition – or at least not according to last week's poll. More than half of voters, at 56 per cent, said they weren't planning on buying a tree at all this year. And of those who did plan to make the purchase, only 17 per cent planned on trekking through a tree farm.
An equal amount said they'd be hitting up a local tree lot while four per cent planned to make their purchase at a big box store. The remaining voters said they planned to source their tree another way.