Where Does Your Christmas Tree Come From?
"Any sandy land is good for these trees we grow in Florida," said Neilson. "And we don't have a water problem or anything with it, so we don't have to worry about it flooding."
There are 25 Christmas tree farms in Florida.
"I receive the trees and I unload them and set it up for the customer to see," said Sam Parker, owner of Sam Parker and Associates.
When you're shopping for your Christmas tree you want to make sure it holds it's needles well. What do I mean by that? Well if you shake the tree and no needles fall out, then that's a good one.
Neilson also says to make sure the trunk of your tree is freshly cut before you put it in its stand.
"If you have a water pot you want to make sure you check everyday that it has enough water," Neilson said. "You want to make sure the water is up off the bottom."
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