Christmas trees still on sale in South Taranaki

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"You're making memories with us out here and go home with a Christmas tree".

Monday morning we spoke with Heath Hall from Raven's Cliff Farms and he provided several Christmas tree safety tips as well as tips for finding the ideal tree.

High demand is leading to a supply that's going fast at Upstate "choose and cut" Christmas tree farms.

"It's interesting watching everyone trying to beat each other for the first pick of the trees", Bruce said.

Trees for Troops counts on donations from the public as well as donations of trees, trucks and labor to make sure those in service to their country and their families receive a Christmas tree, even if they can't make it home for the holidays.

The National Christmas Tree Association said a tree shortage could hike up prices as much as 10 percent, and that's not good news for the Mitchell family.

No, we're not going to run out of Christmas trees.

Smith also blames Hurricane Harvey for the spike in price to transport his trees from the Willamette Valley in OR to South Texas. "I'm not happy about it".

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Planting trees since 2007, the farm serves families far beyond the Monroe County community. But if you're in it for a deal, consider waiting until mid-December to get the tree.

Teal said he plans to cut down any trees that died as a result of the rainfall in the spring of 2018. "So we're talking about couches, Christmas trees, curtains, bedding and bedding materials", Schaerfl said.

Shumate's solution: Wash off your Christmas tree before taking it in your house.

"You've got to make sure you keep it watered", he said.

Piper Mountain Christmas Trees has been involved with this initiative for the past ten years.

"It's recommended space heaters stay three feet away from all combustible materials. They just went up so much".

So make sure the tree gets plenty of light and water, having a healthy tree will make for a better decoration, and it could help stop it from catching on fire. They may hold a big community bonfire or grind the trees into mulch that can be used for the garden in spring.

For many people, the fragrances of the festive season are part of the appeal, so think about whether you want your tree to be scented.