Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

Christmas Tree Farms!

Cut Your Own Christmas Tree in Minnesota!
Christmas Tree Guide for MN

Maps, directions, locations and more for Christmas tree farms around Detroit Lakes, MN!

Pining for the perfect tree? Find one that's right for your home at a Detroit Lakes, MN 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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Cupkie Christmas Village

Cupkie Christmas Village
43550 Co Highway 14
Richville, MN
Cupkie Christmas Village has been a part of family Christmas traditions for nearly two decades. At the tree farm, you can choose your own tree to c...
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Plants Beautiful Nursery

Plants Beautiful Nursery
907 North Otter Avenue
Parkers Prairie, MN
Plants Beautiful Nursery was founded in 1967 by Ralph Dittberner. The nursery is made up of two farms on about 250 acres, in Parkers Prairie, Minne...
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Tips for cutting down your Christmas tree from tree farms around Detroit Lakes, MN:

First, don't just head out into the woods and make like Paul Bunyan - that's illegal. A local Detroit Lakes Minnesota 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 Detroit Lakes tree farms.

Bring a handsaw (some farms will loan you one). Chainsaws and axes are usually not allowed at most Detroit Lakes 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 Minnesota 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 Detroit Lakes Minnesota Christmas tree looking and smelling fresh throughout the parties, presents and holiday fun.

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