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Check out some interesting information on the fresh decorations and fresh ideas on how to decorate for the holiday.  An insider look at our farm and our products.

Brighten Your Holiday Season with a Holly Christmas Wreath

Christmas Wreath
5/21/2018

As much as we love the holiday season, we know that the weather can be a downer, and our Christmas wreaths are here to help. The constant overcast and grayed out look of the outdoors can give even the happiest people some mild seasonal depression, and a bright and cheerful Christmas wreath is one way that Christmas Farms can bring back holiday cheer.

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Lose the Hassle of Needles with Boxwood Garland

Boxwood Garland
4/20/2018

If you’re tired of scratchy needles year after year and don’t want to get a store-bought, artificial decoration, then boxwood garland may be the perfect decoration for you. Showing up more and more in high end design magazines and making an appearance on decoration shows, boxwood is becoming a popular choice for decoration in winter and other seasons too! With the freedom of a length of boxwood garland, you can wrap almost anything and everything, making your home a beautiful holiday work of art.

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Christmas Wreaths: Not Just a Winter Occasion

christmas wreaths
3/26/2018

With winter finally reaching an end, many families are preparing to, or have already, taken down their Christmas wreaths until the holiday season returns. However, if your door appears a little too bare, or you’re feeling a certain lack of decoration around your home this spring, then it may be time to repurpose that wreath before it gets boxed for the year.

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What To Do With Your Fresh Christmas Tree When The Holidays Are Over

recycle fresh christmas trees
1/10/2018

If you had a fresh Christmas tree for the holidays, you may be wondering if there are any creative ways to dispose of them that doesn’t send them to a landfill. The good news is, yes! There are a lot of ways to repurpose these special decorations that played such an important part in our holiday celebrations. Here are 6 ideas to upcycle your holiday greenery:

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Keeping It Green – Caring For Your Live Christmas Trees & Wreaths

live christmas tree
12/13/2017

If you’re cheerfully displaying one of our beautiful live Christmas trees or wreaths and want to make it last as long as possible, we’ve got some helpful tips for you. You may swear by the White Pine or the Douglas Fir as the best tree, or go for some piney variety with the Four Firs Wreath – but each of our fresh pine products need some specialty care. Made from live plants grown on our farm in Michigan, they need to be kept cool and watered for the best longevity. Follow these simple tips for great results:

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Deck The Halls: Now is the time to order your corporate Christmas gifts

Wreaths are great corporate Christmas gifts
11/20/2017

November is when we start planning ways to spread holiday cheer, including to our friends on our corporate Christmas gift list. There are many classic traditions that come with the holiday season, and sending wreaths, garlands and swags show business associates that you truly appreciate them.

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Memorable and Personal – Wreaths Are a Winning Client Gift Idea

The Great Lakes Wreath Makes A Beautiful Client Gift
10/25/2017

Wreaths are a fantastic client gift idea. The tradition of giving wreaths dates to ancient Rome when wreaths were gifted as symbols of victory. When you chose to send a festive wreath from Christmas Farms to your clients, you’ll be the winner. Make sending business gifts easier this holiday season by working with our cheerful staff. We take you through the steps of choosing gifts and submitting your list of lucky gift recipients.

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Simplify Your Corporate Christmas Tree Trimming With A Clever Theme

Evergreens
9/12/2017

Beyond the natural beauty of a fresh Christmas tree and the amazing scent, they’re the perfect traditional backdrop to all holiday decorating. Whether you’re decorating you first fresh evergreen at work, or ready to refresh last year’s decorations, there are many fun ideas that tie in with your business for a themed tree. Themed trees can make decorating easier when the central idea is simple – and some themes can reduce storage with recyclable ornaments or ornaments that are easily gifted.

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Farming Is A Year Round Adventure, Even For Christmas Trees

Christmas Tree Farm
8/7/2017

Although we often picture Christmas trees dusted with snow or festooned with lights and ornaments, here at Christmas Farms we nurture them through their entire life cycle. As farmers, the summer is our growing season, a time when we plant new trees and nurture our spruce, fir and pine. With more than 100,000 trees in the ground at any given time, our summer season is our time of preparation.

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Christmas In July - Because One Month Just Isn't Enough

christmas wreath delivery
7/7/2017

Surrounded by our 100,000 trees here at Christmas Farms, we’re thinking about the Christmas season year-round. But Christmas in July? We think it’s a great time for you to take a moment and join us in planning for the upcoming holiday season! 

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All About Douglas Firs, America’s Most Popular Christmas Tree

5/4/2017

Going by a number of names, including red fir, Douglas spruce, and Oregon pine, the Douglas Fir has long been the country's most beloved Christmas tree. If you grew up in a home that celebrated Christmas, there's a very good chance that – at one point or another – you had one of these beautiful trees in your living room. Known for their soft, greenish-blue needles and their sweet, citrusy fragrance, Douglas Firs are strong and offer good needle retention. Because of this, they can withstand the weight of copious amounts of ornaments and – better yet – they won't leave a carpet of needles on your living room floor!

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Why Do Evergreens Stay Green All Year Round?

Christmas Trees Delivered
4/4/2017

Evergreens are a beacon of hope in the middle of winter, something green amid the gray skies and white landscapes. But why? How are they able to stay green while deciduous trees (oaks, maples, birch, etc.) lose their leaves in the fall? Both evergreens and deciduous trees get their green color from chlorophyll, which is required for photosynthesis, the process which plants use to make their food. It requires both sunlight and water. In the fall, when days get short, and less sunlight is available, deciduous trees lose their chlorophyll, the green fades, and the color show begins. But as the leaves dry out, the fading continues, and the leaves eventually drop.

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What’s on Your Door?

Fresh Christmas Trees Delivered
3/6/2017

I remember when I was a kid, getting the family Christmas tree was a big deal. We didn't go quite as far as Clark Griswold and family, but it was wonderful. My brothers and sisters, Mom and Dad, would pile into the family sedan, and head out to the country. We'd tramp through a tree farm, in search of that one, special, perfect tree. What seemed like hours later (probably no more than 20 minutes), rosy cheeks and with frostbitten toes, we'd climb back in the car while Dad tied the tree to the roof of the car.

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Discarded Christmas Trees Gain – and Give – New Life in Riverside, California

Fresh Christmas Trees
1/31/2017

We all know that Premium Christmas Wreaths offers the best fresh Christmas trees in the business. But, after the season is over, what happens to all of those old, dried out trees? After being picked up, many of them are turned into mulch. Others are used as fuel in waste-to-energy plants. Some of them are simply sent to the landfill and forgotten. Well, that's a shame! In Riverside, California, however, things are working a little differently as they've found an ingenious use for their residents' discarded Christmas trees.

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With the Season Over, Here’s How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Fresh Christmas Trees Delivered
12/29/2016

With Christmas behind us, it's time to start thinking about what should be done with your home's Christmas tree. As beautiful as our trees are, they simply aren't intended to be left in the house year round! While there are a number of fun projects that can transform you tree into a fish feeder, bird feeder or decorative, outdoor element, the vast majority of people simply want to recycle their tree. In today's post, we're going to give you a few options for recycling your tree and, hopefully, ease your mind and allow you to fully enjoy your post-Christmas relaxation.

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It’s Not Too Late! Order Fresh Christmas Wreaths and Trees Now!

Fresh Christmas Wreaths
12/1/2016

With December officially upon us and winter slowly rolling in, it's definitely time to start thinking about your Christmas decorations... if you haven't already, that is! From outdoor decorations, such as fresh Christmas wreaths, to indoor decorations, such as the iconic Christmas tree, the team at Premium Christmas Wreaths wants you to know: it's not too late to have fresh Christmas decorations delivered right to your doorstep! We have a wide range of decorative items that can transform your home – or business – into your own personal winter wonderland. In this post, we're going to look at a handful of items that you can have delivered in time for this year's holiday events.

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It’s Time to Start Thinking About This Year’s Christmas Tree!

Christmas Trees
10/13/2016

With Thanksgiving around the corner, it's just about time to start making preparations for your Christmas decorations. Chief amongst them, your Christmas tree requires some special considerations. As most families put up their trees the week before Thanksgiving, that leaves roughly one month to settle a handful of very important questions. Are you looking for an extremely tall tree? A tree with a unique fragrance? Or, maybe you're more interested in traditional Christmas trees?

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Looking for Lavish Decorations but Crunched for Time? Have Fresh Christmas Wreaths Delivered!

Fresh Christmas Wreaths Delivered
9/20/2016

If you're just starting to feel the bite of the Christmas bug, you've likely already started mentally shopping for your home's decorations this year. In your mind, you're probably picturing a range of decorations, from glittering tinsel and heirloom ornaments to spirited knickknacks and, of course, the season's most important decoration: the Christmas tree. But, with all of the planning, prepping and primping involved how does one find the time to purchase new adornments? How can you get high-quality Christmas decorations without the hassle associated with department store visits?

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Leave an Impression This Year with Corporate Christmas Gifts from Premium Christmas Wreaths

Corporate Christmas Gifts
8/17/2016

It's not quite that time of year, just yet, but we all know that department stores are already planning their Christmas decorations so... shouldn't you be planning this year's corporate Christmas gifts? Without a doubt, you have a lot of options available. There's the old standby, chocolate, but what about clients with dietary restrictions or allergies? There's the easy route, gift certificates, but isn't something a little more personal in order? Thankfully, Premium Christmas Wreaths has you covered! With a range of thoughtful gifts available, you can really make an impression on your clients this year and, better yet, you can do it easily and affordably!

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Tips for Finding the Right Christmas Tree for Your Home

Fresh Christmas Tree
7/25/2016

Next year, when you're looking for a Christmas tree, the team at Premium Christmas Wreaths encourages you to have a plan! We've been in the business for a long time and, knowing how difficult the process can be, we've compiled a few helpful tips that we hope will make the selection process a little bit easier for you. Whether you're looking for a towering Douglas Fir or a more subdued White Spruce, we've got the answers – and suggestions – that you need to make choosing the right Christmas tree a breeze!

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Enjoy Fresh Christmas Wreaths Delivered to Your Doorstep

Fresh Christmas Wreaths Delivered
6/27/2016

Every year, the team at Premium Christmas Wreaths searches for the absolute best components for our fresh Christmas wreaths. Whether we're growing our own Fraser firs or sourcing cheerful exotic fruits, we incorporate only the freshest, most vibrant components. Because of this, many people assume that our wreaths won't travel well or that they will lose their "freshness" during shipment. Well, we're happy to dispel this myth! Our wreaths are designed, from day one, to endure transport across the entire country.

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Four Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Mistletoe

Mistletoe
6/13/2016

Hanging mistletoe at Christmas is a tradition for many American families. At Christmastime if you're caught under the mistletoe, which is usually trimmed with evergreens, ribbons, and other ornaments, you cannot refuse a kiss. Legend has it that the plant has the ability to give enhanced fertility to the smoochers below it, as well as being considered a 'plant of peace' which would squelch even the most hostile disputes. In this post we're going to talk about some very surprising mistletoe facts.

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Corporate Gifts Made Easy with Premium Christmas Wreaths

Corporate Gift
5/23/2016

Every year, corporations agonize over the perfect gift for their most valued clients, customers, connections and employees. Chocolate is a common choice but... what if the recipient is on a diet or – worse yet – allergic? Gift certificates are an option but... don't they seem a bit like an afterthought? These questions – and others – rear their heads every year. And, every year, corporations devote unnecessary time to mulling over the various options. Well, this year, why not make your decision easy? Premium Christmas Wreaths offers an extensive line of thoughtful items – perfect for corporate gifts – that are certain to leave an impression with the people that are valuable to your company.

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A Fresh Wreath for Every Occasion and How to Pick the One for You

Christmas Decorations
5/6/2016

Every year, the team at Premium Christmas Wreaths assembles the most unique collection of fresh Christmas wreaths that we can muster. Aiming to please our wide base of customers, we look for traditional options and quirky options, miniature options and massive options. Because of the breadth of our offerings, we're confident that we carry a wreath for every occasion. Whether you're decorating your home for the season or sprucing up cubicles for a festive office party, we know that we've got the wreath that you need. In this post, we're going to look at a few of our options and discuss how they can be the perfect addition to your Christmas decorating scheme.

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Three Ways That Premium Christmas Wreaths Offers Superior Service

4/11/2016

Every year, Premium Christmas Wreaths offers a selection of the world's best wreaths, Christmas trees and holiday decorations. Because of the annual nature of our products, we've come to rely on earing the business of repeat customers. Whether it's CEOs and salespeople purchasing corporate gifts for their most valuable clients or families looking for a majestic Douglas fir to adorn their living room, we aim to offer the largest selection of Christmas trees and wreaths while also providing a superior level of service to every one of our customers. In this post, we're going to look at what you can expect when you celebrate the holiday season with products from Premium Christmas Wreaths.

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Thank Your Clients with a Thoughtful Corporate Gift from Premium Christmas Wreaths

Corporate Gift
3/3/2016

When the holiday season rolls around, you should have a plan in place to show your appreciation to all of the wonderful clients that make your business successful. Sure, there are gift certificates... but aren't those a bit impersonal? And there's always chocolate... but how can you be sure the recipient doesn't have a food allergy or dietary restriction? One of the most thoughtful, memorable gifts that you can give during the Christmas season is a handcrafted, natural wreath from Premium Christmas Wreaths.

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Christmas Trees Pave the Way on the Mackinac Ice Bridge

Christmas Tree Bridge
2/10/2016

Snowmobilers in the state are anxiously awaiting the formation of the Mackinac Ice Bridge, a naturally forming ice path between mainland Michigan and Mackinac Island. Solid enough to drive a snowmobile across, it offers an exciting – and unique – way to visit one of our state's most interesting destinations. But how do riders know that the path is safe? More importantly, how are they guided along the admittedly treacherous route?

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Need Help Choosing the Right Christmas Tree for Your Home?

Christmas Tree
12/28/2015

Fraser fir, balsam fir, concolor fir, douglas fir, blue spruce and scotch pine… the options for your home’s Christmas tree are vast and, occasionally, confusing if you aren’t sure what you’re looking for. Thankfully, the team at Premium Christmas Wreaths is experienced in both growing amazing Christmas trees and helping our customers find the perfect tree to fill their space. In this post, we’re going to lay out some of the major differences between the most popular trees and, hopefully, help you decide what option best suits your home.

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The Top Five Corporate Gifts From Premium Christmas Wreaths

Christmas Wreath
11/30/2015

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking of ways to reward your loyal clients, patrons and employees. Premium Christmas Wreaths offers an extensive selection of amazing corporate gifts that are all guaranteed to please! Free from the common worries of finding a gift that respects food allergies, dietary restrictions and personal preferences, our fresh Christmas wreaths and decorations are always a great way to make an impression. In this post, we’re going to look at the top five corporate gifts available this season in our online shop.

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Get In the Christmas Spirit with Fresh Christmas Wreaths Delivered Right to Your Door

Christmas Wreath Delivery
10/21/2015

As the cold weather settles in and the colors of fall begin to overtake the trees, people across the country are starting to plan their Christmas decorations. Whether you’re a devotee of light, minimal adornments or you’re a whole-hog, deck-the-halls type, fresh Christmas wreath delivery can simplify your decorating routine and get your home – or office – prepped for the Christmas season.

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