Like most tree farmers, Chris (or one of his helpers) will cut the tree, shake it to remove loose needles and debris, and wrap it in netting so it’s easier to take home. He also offers an additional service for a small fee: mounting the tree on one of his stands. “It’s our Marriage-Saver Special,” Jenny says. Now if they would only string the lights as well.
Before you go searching for the perfect tree, be sure to measure the width, length, and height of the area where you plan to put it. Outdoors, a tree that looks just right may turn out to be too big once you get it into the room!