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The complete guide to buying your Christmas tree in Dawson County
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Buck Spence examines a tree on Nov. 20, 2018, at his Big Johns Christmas Tree lot in Lakeland Plaza. - photo by Brian Paglia
With Thanksgiving in the rear view mirror, families across the county will engage in the early holiday season tradition of picking out and bringing home a Christmas tree. From the fragrant Fraser Fir to the silver Blue Spruce, in the next weeks, thousands of trees will soon be making their way from farm, to car rooves, to homes all over Dawson County. If you are starting to wonder where your yearly tree is going to come from this year, the DCN has compiled a list of local tree farms and lots, as well as tips and tricks from experts on how to pick the right tree and keep it healthy this season.