CCE Lewis Provides List of Christmas Tree Farms in
Published: November 13, 2022
at 02:00 p.m.
By: Media Release from Cornell Cooperative Extension
of Lewis County
Christmas Tree Growers in Lewis County
season is upon us. Christmas carols, lights, snow, horse sleigh rides and
real farm fresh Christmas trees! There’s nothing that says Christmas like a
real tree! According to the Christmas Tree Farmers Association of New York
(CTFANY) taking care of a cut Christmas tree is not as hard as you may
think. Who can’t resist the smell of real Balsam and Frasier Fir pine
the day picking out the “perfect” tree with the whole family, remember to
take it home and cut at least a ¼ inch piece off the bottom of the trunk.
Place the tree in warm water as soon as possible and then you can use cold
water after the initial drink. Do not allow the water to dry up or this will
cause the needles to fall early. Believe it or not, a tree will drink at
least one gallon of water the first 24 hours inside and a pint or more
every day. To prevent a fire hazard,
place the tree away from heat vents, fireplaces, or direct sunlight. Also,
it is important to use only UL approved lights and to provide a surge
protector extension cord because you do not want to overload the
circuits. As nice as it may seem,
never use candles or any other flame-type decorations. Lastly, remember to
turn off the tree lights when you are not home or going to bed.
So, enjoy the
Christmas tradition with family and friends with decorating and creating
magical memories. Did you know sheep
and goats love to eat recycled trees? For those that do not have a real
Christmas tree remember tree farms produce scenic green belts that create
wildlife habitats, clean the air, and produces oxygen, making for a
healthier planet. If you see a Christmas tree farmer, thank them for a
Here are some
local Christmas tree farms in Lewis County where you can cut your own tree
or buy a pre-cut tree.
Evergreen View Farm
6102 State Route 26 (Martinsburg)
Facebook: Evergreen View Farm
Please refer to the website and Facebook
for updates for season 2022.
10180 State Route 12 (Copenhagen)
Facebook: Simmons farm
Balsam Fir, Blue Spruce, White Spruce,
Canaan Fir and Fraser Fir Christmas trees, precut
Fresh Made Wreaths and gift shop
Open Nov. 20 – Dec. 24. Open daily 9am.
Nellenback Christmas Trees
4479 Mud Lake Rd (West Leyden)
Balsam Fir and Frazer Fir Christmas
trees: Precut and U-cut.
Open Nov.25 – Dec. 18. Open daily.
Kelley’s Tree Farm
Terry and Ellen Kelley
10711 State Route 812 (Croghan)
Balsam and Fraser Fir Christmas trees.
U-cut, Pre-cut. Open Nov. 20-Dec. 24. Open 9am-5pm daily, 9am-4pm Sun.
Sales from house.
Buying a farm
fresh tree helps to sustain agriculture in Lewis County by supporting the
local farmers. More information can be found at www.christmastreesny.org
If you have any questions please call our office at Lewis County
Cooperative Extension, 315-376-5270.