Growing Christmas Trees: Select the Right Species, Raise the Best Trees, Market for the Holidays
Growing beautiful Christmas trees is a great way to generate off-season farm income and make better use of your land. From selecting a site and planting the right species to marketing and selling trees, this Storey BASICS(R) guide shows you how to build and maintain your own small tree nursery. Including handy tips for making handcrafted kissing balls and holiday wreaths, Growing Christmas Trees covers everything you need to know to successfully cultivate stunning evergreens that will provide income and bring holiday cheer.
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About the Author
Patrick White operates Meadow Ridge Tree Farm (www.meadowridgetree farm.com), a Christmas tree farm in Middlesex, Vermont, with about 8,000 trees in the ground. He is on the board of directors of the New Hampshire-Vermont Christmas Tree Association and editor of the group's newsletter. He also runs Meadow Ridge Media (www.meadowridgemedia.com), providing freelance writing and editing services to trade magazines in the agriculture, landscaping, and golf industries.
The late Lewis Hill, a beloved and best-selling Storey author, grew more than 20,000 trees on his farm in Greensboro, Vermont. He was also a member of the National Christmas Tree Association and the New Hampshire-Vermont Christmas Tree Association.