‘Tis the season for live Christmas Trees

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. — It’s part of what makes Christmas, Christmas. Many are setting up their Christmas trees Friday evening, and we have some tips on how to pick out the perfect Christmas tree.

screen-shot-2016-11-25-at-11-54-36-amWhile the crowds are hitting the stores this Black Friday, many are making their way down to the farm for a yearly tradition.

“It’s a Black Friday tradition for lots of people to shop all night and then come get their tree and go home and set it up and enjoy the day,” Emily Knight with Ward Grove Christmas Tree Farm said.

Ward Grove offers two different kinds of Christmas Trees. The White Pine has softer needles and blue hue. But if you want a greener tree, the Virginia Pine is for you.

“If you’re buying a live tree for the first time, the most important thing is you have to keep it watered to keep it from drying out, but as long as you do it once a day, you really should be fine,” Knight said.

“Be aware of the size before you put it in the house,” Colin Johnson, a live Christmas tree veteran, said. “You don’t want to get one too big obviously, but you don’t want one that is too small or too big around either.”

For the 2016 season, they will be open from Friday, Nov. 25, through Friday, Dec. 16. They are open from 9 a.m. until dark on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and noon until dark on Sundays.

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