Watch the Capitol Christmas tree go up

A 65-foot white fir was lifted into place with a crane Tuesday, November 7, 2017, on the west lawn of the state Capitol. Lynne Tolmachoff of CalFire explains how it got there and what happens next.
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A 65-foot white fir was lifted into place with a crane Tuesday, November 7, 2017, on the west lawn of the state Capitol. Lynne Tolmachoff of CalFire explains how it got there and what happens next.
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Debbie Arrington digs into gardening news

If you cut your own Christmas tree, don’t delay – they’re fresher but fewer this year

November 22, 2017 12:30 PM

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Debbie Arrington is the home and garden writer for The Sacramento Bee. A lifetime gardener and consulting rosarian, she took over that beat in 2008 after almost 10 years on The Bee's Sports staff. Debbie also writes about food and cooking, focusing on seasonal crops and farm-to-fork cuisine.

Reach her at darrington@sacbee.com or 916-321-1075. Twitter: @debarrington