Christmas is coming

Posted on October 18, 2008
Category: On the farm
  Now that the days are getting shorter and nights colder things start to change here on the farm. The last of our autumn calfs were born a little over 2 weeks ago. All of our cows have had their annual vaccines and are ready for the winter ahead. As grass growth slows down we are starting to give the cattle some supplementary feeding and it will not be long now before we have to bring some of them inside for the winter months. Christmas is coming was last modified: October 3rd, 2016 by sct

Rain Rain Rain!

Posted on October 18, 2008
Category: General News
This year has been one not to forget for all the wrong reasons!  Summer lasted for all of 4 weeks some time back in May.  Since then our Christmas trees have had more than their fair share of water. The last 4 weeks has been spent feeding our Christmas trees with organic sea weed fertiliser to try and perk them up.  We have also just finished our marking, this is when we go throughout our fields and put individual labels onto each Christmas tree depending on its height and quality.  With these jobs done we are concentrating on organising our

October Time

Posted on October 17, 2008
Category: General News
Christmas isn’t so very far away now and the last few days have been spent labelling the very best of our best Christmas trees for our web customers.   Coming home from the field the other night I noticed a buzzard hunting for his supper and our friendly robin has reappeared and is often seen sitting on the gate looking into the office window. We’ve also been busy unpacking and checking lots of Christmas decorations and Christmas lights and finding space for them on the warehouse shelves.   This year we’ve got some ususual coloured baubles – pewter, taupe and aqua marine
As I have only just recently started working here at Scottish Christmas Trees, I have learned there is so much more to Christmas trees than meets the eye! There are lots of different varieties, heights, colours and even smells… I was taken a guided tour to show me all the variations there are and also how the trees are grown. It really made me appreciate the time and effort that goes into growing a Christmas tree. With 10 weeks to go until Christmas we are starting to get pretty busy with everyone putting in their orders for their trees and

Welcome to the Scottish Christmas Trees blog

Posted on September 21, 2008
Category: General News
Welcome to the Scottish Christmas Trees news blog! The blog will be updated regularly and provide an insight into life on a working christmas tree farm. We welcome suggestions, comments and images and will do our best to post them on the site whenever possible. Welcome to the Scottish Christmas Trees blog was last modified: September 21st, 2008 by sct