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Christmas Tree Farms in Northern Illinois, Safety and Eco Friendly Holiday Tips

Christmas Tree Farms in Northern Illinois and Eco Friendly Holiday Tips

As you do your holiday decorating this year, you may want to weigh out which kind of tree is more Eco-friendly.  As an article published in my recent newsletter states, an artificial tree can be more earth friendly.  Consider a potted plant which can be beautiful and can also be planted in spring.  I personally like an artificial tree because I just do not feel right about cutting down a lovely, living tree that has flourished and grown only to use it inside as a decoration for a few weeks until it dies.  I remember my Father having to pretend he "planted" a tree in the yard after Christmas one year when I was a kid, because I felt so sorry for the tree!  I think that was the only year we had a real tree, but I know many people just love a real tree for the holidays.  If you do purchase a fresh tree, please try to buy it from a tree farm so you are not damaging any forests.  I have listed some local Tree Farms below for your convenience:-)  Please call ahead to confirm hours, prices, directions and availability before you drive out.  I've listed the websites below, if available, so you may want to visit those as well, as many offer much more than trees and you can make it a nice family outing!  If you have a favorite tree farm that I missed, please let me know so I can add it.

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Real trees can also be a safety hazard, so please visit these website for tips on keeping your home and family safe this holiday season:

http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/citizens/all_citizens/home_fire_prev/holiday-seasonal/treefire.shtm

http://www.childrensafetyzone.com/safety/christmas.html

http://www.nfpa.org/categoryList.asp?categoryID=296&URL=Safety%20Information/For%20consumers/Seasonal%20safety/Christmas%20tree%20fires&cookie_test=1

 

Please see the safety video from the National Christmas Tree Foundation near the bottom of this post

 

After you are through with your tree and the holiday season is over, please visit Earth911.com to find a Christmas tree recycling center.  It is much better to recycle the tree into wood chips, which can have many uses instead of wasting that wonderful tree and letting it go to a landfill. 


Another tip is to recycle instead of using expensive wrapping paper.  Try to re-use your gift bags, bows and paper instead of throwing it in the trash. Creative and beautiful gift wrapping can be done with newspaper, old wallpaper scraps, bandannas, scarves, magazines, old posters, sheet music, coloring books, etc.! 

Please be kind to our earth in this holiday season:-)

 

 

PINEAPPLE FARMS

309 Three Oaks Rd. Cary, IL 60013 Phone: (847)-639-3248

Email: jandjkohl@yahoo.com  http://www.pine-applefarm.com

 

COUNTRY CABIN ORCHARD AND NURSERY

4829 Alden Road, Woodstock, IL   Phone: (815)-338-3348

 

STAR CHRISTMAS TREE FARM

24974 West Miller Road, Barrington, IL  Phone: (847)-438-4518

http://www.starchristmastreefarm.com

 

BEN’S CHRISTMAS TREE FARM

7720 Ryan Road, Harvard, IL  Phone: (630) 279-0216

http://www.benstreefarm.com

 

ZIEGLERS CHRISTMAS TREE FARM

42w109 McDonald Rd, Elgin, IL Phone: (847) 464-5776

http://www.zieglerchristmastreefarm.com

 

PINEAPPLE ACRES

41 W 651 Powers Road, Huntley, IL  Phone: (847)-669-3251

http://www.pineapple-acres.com

 

Homestead Orchard

11802 Charles, Woodstock, IL Phone: (815)-338-7443

http://www.homesteadorchard.net

 

Richardson Christmas Trees, LLC

(Also home of  “the world’s largest CORN MAZE”)

9407 Richardson Rd., Spring Grove, IL  Phone: (815)675-9729

GRANDPA'S CHRISTMAS TREE FARM

13616 Route 176, Woodstock, IL  Phone:(815)-33SANTA 

http://www.grandpastreefarm.com



ONEY'S TREE FARM & NURSERY, INC
16608 Route 14, Woodstock, IL   Phone: (815)-338-4108
http://www.oneystreefarm.com



CAL & SHAN'S CHRISTMAS TREE & MORE
9414 US Hwy 14, Woodstock, IL  Phone: (815)-338-7888 or (815)-509-1026
http://www.calandshans.com

 

BILL'S FRIENDLY EVERGREEN TREE FARM

3102 West Miller Road, McHenry, IL Phone: (847)-623-1422

 

COUNTRY PINES FARM

2816 S. Justen Road, McHenry, IL  Phone: (815)-455-3083

 

HARMS FARM GARDEN CENTER

4727 W Crystal Lake Road, Crystal Lake, IL  Phone: (815)-385-5385

 

HOLLY JOLLY TREE FARM

4919 Bull Valley Road, McHenry, IL Phone: (815)-385-9627

http://www.jollyhollychristmastrees.com

 

PIONEER TREE FARM

4614 Pioneer Rd  Mchenry, IL  Phone: (815)-385-8512

http:// www.pioneertreefarm.com

 

GENGEL TREE FARM

38614 North Fairfield, Lake Villa, IL Phone: (847)-356-5661

Email: gengel@theramp.net

 

HONEYBEE ACRES CHRISTMAS TREE FARM

41 W 072 Bowes Road, Elgin, IL  Phone: (847)-464-9627 Email: Xmstrz@sbcglobal.net http://Honeybeeacreschristmastreefarm.net

 

FAMILY CHRISTMAS TREE FARM

24774 W Petite Lake Road, Lake Villa, Il Phone: (847)-949-0172

 

CUCHICACHI TREE FARM

19505 West State Line Road, Antioch, IL  Phone: (847)-395-7919

Email: patbehlke@gmail.com

 

BEN'S TREE FARM

7720 Ryan Road, Harvard, IL  Phone: (630)279-0216  Email: treefarm@gmail.com

 http://www.benstreefarm.com/index.html

 

BILL'S CHRISTMAS TREE FARM

North Sheridan Road, Beach Park, IL  Phone: (847) 770-1421

 

BILL'S CHRISTMAS TREE FARM

3102 W. Miller Road, Spring Grove, IL  Phone: (847) 623-1422

 

LEE'S TREES

45W002 Lees Road, Lily Lake, IL  Phone: (630)-365-2116 Email: LeesTrees94@aol.com

 

THEIS PRODUCE

6 N 593 County Line Road, Maple Park, IL  Phone: (815)-895-9712

 

LARSON'S FAMILY FARM

4404 Somonauk Road, Sandwich, IL  Phone: (815)-786-2249

Email: berryfarm@sannauk.com   http://www.larsonfamilyfarm.com

 

PUCKERVILLE FARMS

13332 Bell Road, Lemont, IL   Phone: (630)-243-8470 Alternate Phone: (708)-606-2952.

Email: Richardhomerding@sbcglobal.net.

 

CAMELOT CHRISTMAS TREE FARM

16380 S. Somonauk Road, DeKalb, IL  Phone: (815)-756-6599

Email: camelottrees@yahoo.com  http://www.camelottrees.com

 

CINNAMON TREES & SHRUBS

13579 N. Howison Road, Waterman 207 Illini, Shabbona, IL and other DeKalb County Locations  

Phone: (815) 824-2247

 

KUIPERS FAMILY FARM

1n318 Watson Road, Maple Park, IL Phone: (815)-827-5200 http://www.kuipersfamilyfarm.com

 

WHEATON LANDSCAPE AND GARDEN CENTER

626 East Roosevelt Road, Wheaton, IL  Phone: (630)-668-0947

Email: wheaton1895@comcast.net  http://www.wheatonlandscape.com

 

BILLS TREE SALES

4 E. Ogden, Westmont, IL  Phone: (269)-207-0046

Email: bill@billstreesales.com     http://www.billstreesales.com

 

IDE CHRISTMAS TREES, LLC (you can even borrow a tree here!)

1500 83rd Street, Downers Grove, IL  Phone: (630)-743-4032

Email: dgfolks@juno.com

 

MARMION ABBEY

850 Butterfield Road, Aurora, IL Phone: 630-897-3011 Email: awahmhoff@marmion.org

 http://www.abbeyfarms.org/Abbey_Farms/The_Tree_Farm.html

 

Here is a safety video from the National Christmas Tree Foundation.  You can also visit their web site for an environmental debate on fresh vs. fake trees:

 

 

 

Wishing you a wonderful and safe Holiday Season filled with much Hope, Peace, Joy and Love:-)

 

 

 

It is a GREAT TIME TO BUY REAL ESTATE in McHenry County, Cook County and Lake Counties in Northern Illinois. 

There are great deals on homes and lots for sale and real estate in Cary, Crystal Lake, Lake In The Hills, Algonquin, McHenry, Lakewood, Lakemoor, Island Lake, Wauconda, Barrington, Fox River Grove, Barrington Hills, North Barrington, Fox River Waterfront Homes, Spring Grove, Volo, Fox Lake, Lake Barrington, Antioch, Lake Zurich, Barrington Village, Tower Lakes, Wonder Lake, Woodstock, Chain of Lakes Waterfront Homes, Lake Barrington Shores, Dundee, Buffalo Grove, Hebron, Elgin, Harvard, Prairie Grove, etc!

There are fabulous homes for sale at great prices in *especially for first time buyers, investors and move up buyers.*

Mortgage Rates are great, too!

We are having a "HUGE sale" on our large inventory of VERY well priced HOMES!

 

Debra Kukulski Real Estate Consultant

 

If I can be of assistance to you, please do not hesitate to call or email me. It will be my pleasure! By the way, if you know of someone that could benefit from my high level of service, please call or email me with their name and daytime phone number and I will make sure to follow up and take great care of them. My business keeps growing from your referrals.

 

My Direct Number at the Office is 847.516.6760

 

 

 

To Search Homes For Sale, Please Contact Me Directly Or Feel Free To Search On My Website!

 

Search Waterfront and Fox River Front Homes For Sale Here

 

 
 

It is an EXCELLENT TIME TO BUY AND SELL NOW, especially for second home buyers, investors, move up buyers and even first time buyers!

 

 

I hope you find this information useful.  I am only a phone call or email away of you need real estate help:-)

Debra Kukulski Real Estate Consultant

If I can be of assistance to you, please do not hesitate to call or email me.  It will be my pleasure!  

By the way, if you know of someone that could benefit from my high level of service, please call or email

me with their name and daytime phone number and I will make sure to follow up and

take great care of them. 

The majority of my business is referral and repeat clients.  I am so grateful it keeps growing from your loyalty and referrals:-)

I appreciate YOU and your referrals!

 

 

I can be reached at my direct number at the office: 847.516.6760.  I look forward to hearing from you!

 

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