You may be wondering, what is “Fire Minimizing Mixture” ? It’s basically a mixture of elements that will help keep your Christmas tree moist and reduce the potential of a fire. Below is the recipe for the The “Fire Minimizing Mixture” from the US Forest Service.
“FIRE MINIMIZING ” MIXTURE”2 gals. of hot water2 cups corn syrup2 oz. liquid bleach2 pinches epsom salts1/2 tsp. borax1 tsp. chelated iron (available at garden shops)