Christmas tree shortage looms as holiday season approaches

Воскресенье, 01 Дек, 2019

Schrauwen said most of the trees were sold in BC. come from the state of Washington, with some locally grown. "But Balsam firs and pine trees too, there is not almost as many good quality trees of that kind to select or offer folks", said Perry Grobe, owner of Grobe's Nursery and Garden Centre.

Gov. Phil Scott visited the Werner Tree Farm to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season with help from Vermont farmers. Real trees pose a fire danger because they can dry out after they are cut.

Jacksonville's annual Christmas tree pick up for disposal usually is the first Monday after New Year's.

Friesen said that has resulted in prices going up, and selection of varietals going down. The US Department of Agriculture says the value of the Christmas tree industry in Vermont is over $ 2.6 million.

Schrauwen said Knapp ordered their trees previous year to ensure stock and hold prices steady.

Like in all other farming operations, there are good years and there are bad years.

The hall will be decorated with over 20 Christmas trees, each donated by a local business or individual.

With the proper care Doug says your real Christmas tree can last all the way until January.

Most Americans have now recovered and are even purchasing more than one tree for their homes.

It's a concern shared by Ryan Murphy of Murphy's Tree Farm.