slides: Rhode Island’s Best Christmas Tree Farms
Saturday, November 24, 2012
While choosing your Christmas tree at Pezza Farm, pick up some custom-made garlands, wreaths, boxwood trees, kissing balls, and holiday arrangements, or their home-grown poinsettias in various colors. Make it down there the first weekend in December for a special 10% discount on Christmas trees and bring the kids for a stop by the farm’s friendly petting zoo. 2279 Plainfield Pike, Johnston, RI. Call (401) 943-2707 or click here for more information.
The Good Earth
A 20 acre farm, The Good Earth Organic Gardening Center has fresh balsam and fraser firs available for pick up. Pick out your perfect tree on sale at their special holiday market December 8th featuring local artisans, handmade crafts, live music, and food from Jullian’s Restaurant. Learn some cooking, yarn-spinning, and jewelry-making skills during the day’s demonstrations while browsing The Good Earth’s supply of poinsettias and other seasonal plants. 1800 Scituate Avenue, Cranston, RI. Call (401) 826-3130 or click here for more information.
Pearson's Christmas Tree Farm opens up for Christmas tree sales the Friday after Thanksgiving with a great supply of fraser fir, and white and blue spruce trees. Here you get to really pick exactly what height, breadth, and feel you want to your tree, by choosing it yourself before they cut it down. Open 9-4pm. 113 Barney Avenue, Rehoboth, MA. Call (508) 336-6302 or click here for more information.
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Morris Farm, a 43-acre farm, nearly a century old, has fraser and cane fir Christmas trees available. At their special holiday decor workshops, don’t miss the chance to learn how to make make your own wreaths, boxwood trees, and kissing balls for yourself, or as gifts for the family Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-1pm. Farm open 7 days a week, 9-5. 2779 Warwick Avenue map, Warwick, RI. Call (401) 738-1036 for click here for more information.
Get down to Confreda Farms for fraser and balsam fir Christmas Trees. Experts in the field, they will be able to direct you to the tree with the best needle retention versus the tree that will smell the most fragrant. While there, pick up custom-made gift baskets, wreaths, poinsettias, homemade fudge, loaf cakes, or party platters to make your holiday event perfect. Jump on the chance to make your own festive decor with their holiday decorations workshop, covering how to prune and prepare greens, design technique, and more. Or enter in their Holiday Pie Contest here by November 28, for a chance to have your pie sold in the Farmers Market all through December. Don’t miss their Santa parade, December 8th at 11am, a day-long event featuring a fire truck, antique tractors, and St. Nicolas himself. 9-6pm, Monday-Sunday. 2150 Scituate Avenue, Hope, RI. Call (401) 827-5000 or click here for more information.
Get balsam and fraser fir trees from Appleland Orchard. Every weekend here is like a holiday of its own with festive wreaths, sweet cider, and special gourmet chocolate apples, made from their award-winning apples, straight off the farm. 9-5, Monday-Sunday. 135 Smith Avenue, Smithfield, RI. Call (401) 949-3690 for click here for more information.
Attleboro Farms, an 8-acre farm in Massachusetts, is selling fraser and balsam fir Christmas trees. December 1st, the farm is hosting the 4th Annual Children's Toy Drive. Bring an unwrapped toy for babies or children of any age and catch visiting Pat Patriot and his cheerleader pals for photos and autographs. 11am to 2pm. 491 Hickory Road, North Attleboro, MA. Call (508) 695-7200 or click here for more information.
Bedrock Tree Farm
Go to Bedrock Tree Farm to choose and cut your own Christmas tree. While there, shop their unique collection of shea butter and hemp oil soaps, sea salt scrub, soy wax candles, wreaths, and other holiday gifts. Mon-Fri 12-dark, Sat-Sun 9-dark. Bedrock Farm, 106 Woodland Trail, Wakefield, RI. Call 401-789-0645 or click here for more information.
Sweet Berry Farm
Sweet Berry Farm has canaan fir Christmas trees available for tagging and cutting. While picking your tree out, grab warm pastries, soups, and freshly made sandwiches and salads or shop for some handmade wreaths, roping and greens, festive flower arrangements, and gift baskets. 8am-6pm daily. 915 Mitchell’s Lane, Middletown, RI. Call 401-847-3912 or click here for more information.
Shire Tree Farm
Shire Tree Farm will bale your tree with netting, drill holes in the trunk, install a stand, and trim branches, all for free. They offer a full range of special tree stands along with their freshly cut Christmas trees and will be able to explain which stand is best for your tree. While picking out your firs and spruces, grab handmade wreaths and greens to decorate for your holiday season. Mon-Fri 4-8pm, Sat-Sun 10am-8pm. Call 401-580-2947 or click here for more information. 109 Hope Furnace Rd., Hope, RI.
Schartner Farms offers fraser and douglas firs as well as delicious specialty baked goods, made with ingredients grown on the farm. While there browse the farm’s gift store and pick up a farm-made wreath. Mon-Fri 10-5, Sat-Sun 8-5. One Arnold Place, Exeter, RI. Call (401) 294.2044 or click here for more information.
Henry's Tree Farm
Get down to Henry's Christmas Tree Farm to pick out your Christmas tree. You can tag your tree, have one cut fresh for you, or choose from ones already cut. And when you’re done choosing, have your special Tannenbaum wrapped. While on the farm take a hayride or browse the Christmas gift shop, featuring one of the largest collections of Christmas tree ornaments in RI. Pick from beautifully made ornaments, and get it personalized for free. December 1-22, Mon-Sun, 10am-6pm. 352 Seven Mile Road, Scituate, RI. Call (401) 821-3778 or click here for more information.
Pippin Orchard Nurseries
Opening up December 1st for the Christmas tree season, Pippin Orchard Nurseries has Christmas trees as well as everything in seasonal decor from festive wreaths to beautiful floral centerpieces.1199 Pippin Orchard Road, Cranston, RI. Call (401) 828-0358 or click here for more information.
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