For many people, the holiday season isn’t really upon us until the tree is up, lit, and loaded with ornaments. But before you drag your dusty artificial tree down from the attic or head out to a lot where rows of pre-cut trees have been standing sentry for who only knows how long, consider visiting a nearby Christmas tree farm to choose and chop your own tree. Not only does getting your tree from a local Christmas tree farm give you a sense of ownership over your holiday decor, it can also become a highly anticipated annual tradition the whole family will love. And bonus? You’ll be supporting local farmers.
Kentucky Christmas Tree Farms
Start a new holiday tradition with your family by visiting one of Kentucky’s very own Christmas tree farms. At participating sites, you can stroll fields lined with fresh homegrown trees and select the perfect one to stand sentry in your own living room.
Visit the Kentucky Christmas Tree Association website and click on “Member Farms” to find a farm near you. Here are just a few to consider:
- Hilltop Tree Farm – Sells White Pine, Norway Spruce, and Fraser Fir as well as wreaths, garland, and greenery. Located at 8023 Mt. Zion Church Road in Philpot, KY. One visitor raves, “We love coming here! Nice people and great trees!”
- Hartman Tree Farm – Sells Scotch Pine and White Pine, wreaths, and tree stands. Located at 870 Old Tram Road in Bowling Green, KY. According to visitor Rachel Wagner, “Great trees, affordable price, and the owner is wonderful.”
- Werkmeister’s Christmas Tree Farm – Sells Douglas Fir, Canaan Fir, Serbian Spruce, and Norway Spruce, plus pre-cut Fraser Fir, wreaths, and swags. Hot chocolate, coffee, water, and soda are available. Located at 966 Clarks Lane in Shepherdsville, KY.
Lots of different tree types grow well in Kentucky, including Balsam Fir, Canaan Fir, Colorado Blue Spruce, Douglas Fir, Eastern White Pine, Fraser Fir, Norway Spruce, Scots Pine, Virginia Pine, and White Spruce. Each has its own distinctive look, feel, scent, and character, so your choice will depend exclusively on your preferences and what is available from the growers you visit.
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Don Moore Automotive Team
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