Ballston Lake, New York

Christmas Tree Farms!

Cut Your Own Christmas Tree in New York!
Christmas Tree Guide for NY

Maps, directions, locations and more for Christmas tree farms around Ballston Lake, NY!

Pining for the perfect tree? Find one that's right for your home at a Ballston Lake, NY area Christmas tree farm. Remember, not all farmers allow guests to cut their own, so be sure to call ahead. And don't forget to check out our Christmas tree cutting tips below. Have fun!

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Ellms' Christmas Trees

Ellms' Christmas Trees
448 Charlton Road
Ballston Spa, NY
Ellms’ Christmas Trees is a family-run Christmas tree farm near Saratoga at the Ellms Farms which began about 30 years ago when the first fie...
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Buhrmaster Farm

Buhrmaster Farm
189 Saratoga Road
Schenectady, NY
History: For well over 50 years, we've been proud to be a part of this great community! It has been our pleasure getting to know each of you and o...
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Charlton Botanical Farm

Charlton Botanical Farm
1410 Division Street
Ballston Lake, NY
There is nothing better than the memory's created by cutting your own tree down.
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Bob's Trees

Bob's Trees
1227 West Galway Road
Galway, NY
Bob’s Trees has been a staple in the Galway, NY community since 1942. Over the years, we have expanded our operations to include a wide varie...
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Sunnyside Gardens LLC

Sunnyside Gardens LLC
345 Church Street
Saratoga Springs, NY
We think it’s the best garden center in upstate NY. We’re located in beautiful and historical Saratoga Springs, not too far from Clifto...
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Tips for cutting down your Christmas tree from tree farms around Ballston Lake, NY:

First, don't just head out into the woods and make like Paul Bunyan - that's illegal. A local Ballston Lake New York tree farm will have much nicer, fuller Christmas trees due to the pruning and care they receive over the years.

Go early. Waiting until the night before Christmas to get your tree may leave you trekking across lots of empty spaces filled with the 'ghosts of trees past' in Ballston Lake tree farms.

Bring a handsaw (some farms will loan you one). Chainsaws and axes are usually not allowed at most Ballston Lake tree farms. You'll want to cut it as close to the ground as possible, in order to have enough trunk to give it a second cut when you get home. The second cut allows the Christmas tree to soak up water, THE key to keeping your tree fresh through the holidays.

Most Christmas tree farms around New York will put mesh around your tree; leave it on until you're ready to set it up at home.

When you get the tree home, tap it on the driveway to shake off the loose needles from the tree, then give it a second cut and set it in a bucket of water. Once its in the house, keep the temperature a little lower, around 65 degrees or so. This will keep your freshly cut Ballston Lake New York Christmas tree looking and smelling fresh throughout the parties, presents and holiday fun.

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