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The Perfect Christmas Tree — Fresh, Fragrant and Safe

By Harold Smith - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=48044785

Care for your Christmas tree

Your purchase of a North Carolina Fraser Fir tree from Poppell Farms is evidence of your desire to have a beautiful Christmas tree this holiday season.  It can maintain its beauty and freshness longer with just a few simple steps you can take after getting the tree home.

  • Make a fresh cut – Straight across the base of the tree, cut off approximately one half inch before placing the tree in a stand.
  • Use a stand that will hold a gallon of water or more
  • Check water often, keep the stand full – A tree may take up a gallon of water in the first 24 hours and a quart a day after thatl  Preservatives are not needed, just plenty of fresh water.
  • Place tree away from heat sources, heating vents, fireplaces, wood stoves, radiators and sunny windows.
  • Check lights and cords for broken bulbs and frayed wiring.
  • Do not overload electric circuits.
  • Turn off lights before leaving home or going to bed.
  • Remove tree from your home promptly after Christmas and recycle it.

Remember, a fresh cut, plenty of water, and a bit of common sense is all it takes to enjoy your North Carolina Fraser Fir.  Have a Joyous Holiday Season.

Images, video and text courtesy of North Carolina Christmas Tree Association

Local Heroes Day

October 26, 2019
Honoring our Local Heroes!       

Poppell Farms welcomes Law Enforcement, Emergency Personnel and Teachers from Odum and the surrounding area to the farm this weekend! Visitors in these career categories will get a $2-per-ticket discount with valid ID.

With our Local Heroes celebration, we will be honoring young Hunter Higgenbotham, a two year old who is battling cancer. Poppell Farms will donate a portion of our proceeds from admissions on this day to Hunter’s family.


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