People are already asking about opening dates for the Christmas Tree Barn and decorations shop, so I should explain why we’re not selling Christmas decorations this year.
Families often start the festive celebrations by heading out together to choose a tree from their local Christmas Tree Farm. But 2020 will be different. Read these tips from Slamseys for How to Choose the Perfect Christmas Tree in 2020.
No matter how prepared we think we are, the first day of selling Christmas trees always sneaks up and almost catches us out. All week Bill and Jack have filled the Christmas Tree Barn with trees, set out the tree stands and hung up the first wreaths on the display board. There was a slightContinue reading “Carrying home the Christmas tree”
It was interesting to read Sam’s account (at A Coastal Plot) of buying her Christmas tree because it’s not something I ever do. So, in contrast, here’s the view from the other side of the sales counter. Our visitors’ ages range from babes in arms to the very aged. We have customers who love everyContinue reading “Choosing a Christmas Tree”
On the farm, there’s not much to do in the fields apart from keeping the pigeons off the oilseed rape crop, which means the gas guns need checking to make sure there’ll still working and haven’t been vandalised or stolen, the scarecrows and various whirling, blowing and flapping devices need moving around the field andContinue reading “On the farm in December”