Look beyond “premium” grade trees, which are perfectly proportioned, to lesser grades that may have flaws, like a bare spot or two, Ms. Sidebottom said. You can situate the tree so the defect faces a wall. Different varieties of trees are priced differently. So if a noble or Fraser firContinue Reading

Efforts by the promotion board to talk up live trees may also have helped. A 2020 report by a consultant found that along with economic growth, a board marketing program probably had a “substantial impact” on a rise in demand for cut Christmas trees from 2016 to 2019. The campaignContinue Reading