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The Perfect Christmas Tree

Category: Garden Resource | Posted by: Mike Riesenberg

There are few things that heighten the senses more than selecting The Perfect Christmas Tree. The first of the senses to take notice of the tree shopping experience will likely be sight.  When you arrive you’ll be greeted by festive decorations including lights, greens, ribbons, and bows.  Your gaze may then move to a forest of cut trees – each tree awaiting an invitation to be brought home and decorated.  Moving about the store are tree shoppers – individuals, couples, and families, trying to find The Perfect Christmas Tree.

Sound and smell are the next of the senses to be awakened.

You’ll hear festive music, chatting, laughing, and stories being told.  You’ll hear children excitedly shouting and exclaiming that they have found The Perfect Christmas Tree, eagerly awaiting the approving eye of Mom or Dad.  The smell of fresh cut greenery mingles with the scent of a warming fire.

You’ll find a variety of cut Christmas trees including the fragrant firs

Fraser, Douglas, and Concolor. There are also the sturdy Blue Spruce, and Scotch Pine. The White Pine is hardly sturdy, but certainly soft and friendly. Grand Fir are fat, full, and stately. All are beautiful trees to behold.

There are many ways to go about selecting The Perfect Christmas Tree.

Tree type and size are probably the most common methods. Is it your tradition to get a Fraser Fir or Scotch Pine? If so, our staff can direct you to the part of the “forest” where these trees are grouped.

Shape, build, and texture are yet other ways to search for The Perfect Christmas Tree. If you need a gappy tree try a Concolor Fir; full and shapely check out the Black Hills Spruce. You can feel the soft and friendly nature of a White Pine by running your open hands across the needles.

There is yet another way to shop for a tree – by name.

All of our fresh cut trees are named. You’ll likely spot a few celebrities and dignitaries such as Rudolph, Abraham Lincoln, Burl Ives, Yoda, and the Abominable Snowman. You may also find a tree named for a loved one. We’ve even been known to rename a few trees for the kiddos that have to have an Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Christoph, or Sven. What will be the name of your Perfect Christmas Tree?

Don’t have much room for a tree?

Our tabletop Fraser Fir will easily fit in a nook or cranny and have all the fragrance of a larger tree.

There are also live Christmas trees that, after a short stay in the house, can be planted in the landscape and as they grow, remind us of that special time of year.  (Ask about the proper care for a live Christmas tree.)

After you have carefully selected The Perfect Christmas Tree, our staff is on hand to cut it, bundle it, and tie it to your car. Finish your tree shopping experience by sipping some hot chocolate, warm your hands by the fire and roast a marshmallow or two.

Happy Tree Hunting!!

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