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Bugs in the Christmas Tree?Should You Worry?

Sam Minturn's Christmas tree farm in Hilmar, CA, sits next to an alfalfa field. One recent holiday season, the ladybugs from the field decided his trees were the perfect warm place to spend the winter.

"We went out and put a ribbon on every tree that had ladybugs" to alert customers, he says. After he donated a tree to a local church, "some ladybugs came out during the sermon," says Minturn, the executive director of the California Christmas Tree Association.

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