Posts Tagged "christmas trees"

Christmas Tree Varieties

Posted on December 3rd, 2020

O Christmas tree, o Christmas tree, what kind of Christmas tree is best for me? For many of us, putting up and decorating a Christmas tree is a staple part of the holiday season. Gathering with the family, pulling out boxes of handmade ornaments, and finding the perfect branch to put each one on is […]

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Holiday Picture Time

Posted on November 28th, 2020

It’s that time of year here at the garden center when we peek through the holiday greens on the patio and spot families trudging through our tree fields, decked out in their Sunday best, bags of pre-wrapped gifts or other props in hand. Everyone’s in search of the perfect spot to take the annual family […]

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The Season is Upon Us

Posted on November 15th, 2020

The holiday season is upon us! We’re excited to kick off our favorite holiday traditions from baking cookies to decorating for the season. For many of us, nothing says the holidays more than the fragrant smell of a fresh-cut tree. Whether you’re a fan of pre-cut trees or you prefer to cut your own, we’re […]

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Live tree planting and care

Posted on November 24th, 2019

The holidays are upon us, and nothing brings that festive spirit out more than getting your Christmas tree. For many families, this means gathering up the family and traveling to cut a tree down. But for others, this means going to a nursery to pick out a live tree. While it may seem intimidating at […]

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Swag, Wrap & Rope

Posted on November 29th, 2018

It’s time to swag, rope and wrap. Turn your plain doorway, mantle, railing, or lamp post into a fragrant, holiday wonderland with fresh-cut garland. Follow the formulas to determine just how much garland you need to beautify your home or business. Doorway formula:  Measure height x 2 + door width = amount garland needed i.e. […]

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Caring for your Tree

Posted on November 20th, 2018

It’s that time of year again. In the midst of all the hustle and bustle that accompanies the holiday season, we somehow manage to find the time to continue the time-honored tradition of selecting and decorating the perfect Christmas tree. But after we have found that perfect tree, what to do next? How do we […]

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Deck the Halls!

Posted on November 30th, 2017

It’s Christmas time!!, there’s nothing more exciting to me than decorating my home for the Christmas season. Decorating should be fun, so put on some holiday music and let your imagination go. Some of you will decorate with more of a classic style, and others will think outside the box just a bit more, like […]

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Turkish Firs

Posted on November 29th, 2017

Turkish Fir is quickly becoming our most popular Choose & Cut Christmas trees at Van Wilgen’s.  Growing Christmas trees is a labor of love.  There is a lot of work that goes into making sure our fields are full of premium Van Wilgen Grown trees.  We all know Fraser Fir, The most popular Christmas tree […]

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It’s time to talk trees

Posted on November 20th, 2017

It’s the time of year to start talking about Christmas Trees.  Although given the chilly weather we are having it’s easy to get into the spirit.  Let’s give it a try!  Here is a guide to help you select the perfect tree for this Christmas from Van Wilgen’s.   Fraser Fir -Needles are short dark […]

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Live Christmas Tree Planting

Posted on November 15th, 2017

The holidays are upon us, and nothing brings that festive spirit out more than getting your Christmas tree. For many families, this means gathering up the family and traveling to cut a tree down. But for others, this means going to a nursery to pick out a live tree. While it may seem intimidating at […]

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