Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Accessorizing for a Happy Holiday

For New Hampshire Christmas tree farmers, this time of year is really all about the trees… which is why many of our farms offer a wide array of accessories to help you trim the tree with ease. For starters, we offer a tree stand that some have dubbed “the marriage saver.” It consists, simply, of a large water reservoir, four sturdy legs, and a metal spike that holds your tree securely in place (make sure you get your tree drilled at the farm if you want to use this magical stand). It’s easy to set up year after year – no tipping, no tying the tree to the wall, no fuss! Tree farms offer saws, watering spouts, and other helpful items to make your holidays hassle-free.

Your favorite New Hampshire Christmas tree farm may also sell uniquely pretty ornaments for trimming your tree. This year the New Hampshire Christmas Tree Promotion Board is offering its 16th annual pewter ornament, depicting Father Christmas himself carrying his farm fresh tree home. There are plenty of other ornaments available from New Hampshire Christmas tree farms, too, from whimsical snowmen and Santas to hand-painted glass orbs depicting snowy New Hampshire Christmas scenes. Many gift items and decorations available at tree farms are made locally by area artisans.

Finally, don't forget your wreaths, garlands, and - of course - the tree!