When does it really start feeling like Christmas? When you finally get that tree up at home!
Many local stores started selling Christmas trees right after Thanksgiving. Not far behind, RedwoodCity-Woodside Patch has updated our nifty guide for you to sort through and select the best location near you.
Is there a Christmas tree lot in Redwood City or Woodside that we missed putting on our list? Tell us in the comments so we can add it!
Honey Bear Trees, 955 Woodside Road, Redwood City
Honey Bear Trees offers a variety of pre-cut Christmas trees including Noble Firs, Fraser Firs, Grand Firs and Douglas Firs. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. until Dec. 24. Even better, a free bottle of honey is given with any Christmas tree purchase, AND Honey Bear Trees give 15 percent of its profits to local schools! Coupons are sometimes available on its website, http://honeybeartrees.com . Call 650-364-3507.
Aaron Boyle, the general manager, said Noble Fir is the best seller. "It's about 85 percent of our sales," he said.
"We're a full-service Christmas tree lot. We are the tall-tree specialist on the Peninsula," Boyle said.
Wegman's Nursery, 492 Woodside Road, Redwood City
The Nursery carries fresh-cut trees from the Pacific Northwest. Open daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Call. 650-368-5908
ABC Tree Farms and Pick of the Patch Pumpkins, corner of Woodside and Bay, Redwood City
ABC Tree Farms provides a full range of Christmas trees from two feet tall to more than 12 feet tall. Open daily through Dec. 24 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. This year, sign up for their e-mail list on their website (linked above) and get a $5-off coupon!
St. Pius School Men's Club, 1100 Woodside Road, Redwood City
Open every day! Buy your holiday tree and support this local school at the same time.
Redwood City Nursery, 2760 El Camino Real, Redwood City
The Nursery sells a variety of living trees. The store is open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, and is closed on Tuesday and Wednesdays. Call 650-368-0357.
Balsam Hill, an online store based in Redwood City
Thinking you'd rather invest your money in an artificial tree that will stand the test of time (as well as pets and children)? Redwood City-based company Balsam Hill specializes in high-quality artificial trees, as well as wreaths, garland and other decor. Balsam Hill's trees are in such high demand, the company was recently named one of the fastest-growing companies in the Bay Area. Browse their product list by clicking on the link above. Call 1-888-552-2572.