Post Tagged with: "Christmas trees"


Photo courtesy of the city of Kaiserslautern
Christmas trees are the most popular symbols for Christmas in Germany. For the big tree in Kaiserslautern’s center, kindergarten children traditionally create the decorations.

Decorated Christmas trees date back to 16th century

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The most popular symbol for the holidays is the Christmas tree. Traditionally, most German families put up a Christmas tree in their homes, and those sticking to real old traditions don’t even put it up before the morning of Christmas Eve and keep it until Three Kings Day, Jan. 6. Some people also decorate the trees in their yards, mainly with light bulbs.

December 15, 2016 ×


Courtesy photoWorkers pick up Christmas trees in the new year to make compost.

Off-base residents must properly recycle Christmas trees

Information provided by Kaisers-lautern County Administration office

The waste management office of the Kaiserslautern County Administration asks KMC residents to properly recycle their Christmas trees after the holidays.

December 19, 2013 ×


Scouts sell Christmas trees on Ramstein, Vogelweh

Courtesy of Barbarossa District Public Affairs

The smell of Christmas is in the air as local Scouts usher in the holidays with the annual Ramstein
and Vogelweh Scout Christmas tree sales.

December 12, 2013 ×