Keosauqua, Iowa

Christmas Tree Farms!

Cut Your Own Christmas Tree in Iowa!
Christmas Tree Guide for IA

Maps, directions, locations and more for Christmas tree farms around Keosauqua, IA!

Pining for the perfect tree? Find one that's right for your home at a Keosauqua, IA 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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Harvestville Farm

Harvestville Farm
1977 Highway 2
Donnellson, IA
About: Harvestville Farm is a 5th generation farm located in the heart of farm country in rural Southeast Iowa. Throughout the spring & summer...
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Barnes Tree Farm

Barnes Tree Farm
4439 Dane Road Southwest
Iowa City, IA
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D and J Tree Farm

D and J Tree Farm
1333 200th Street
Nichols, IA
The holiday season is here again, and for most, the Christmas tree is at the heart of the holiday celebration. It's often the main decoration peopl...
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Tips for cutting down your Christmas tree from tree farms around Keosauqua, IA:

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

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

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