Wednesday, December 12, 2012
According to the folks over at Wilson Farm, there are many reasons to love your Christmas tree this season.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The following was provided by Wilson Farm in Lexington. For nearly 50 years, Wilson Farm in Lexington has helped local area residents deck their halls with gorgeous real trees for Christmas. These terrific tannenbaums are the best choice for celebrating Christmas as they provide a wonderful texture and scent not duplicated by artificial trees and are good for the environment and the economy. Here are a few reasons why: Go Real this Holiday With their unmistakable and unduplicated holiday scent and natural texture, fresh trees create lasting holiday memories. Not only are they gorgeous to look at, but they’re good for the environment, create jobs here in the United States, and help support local businesses. If you live in the Lexington area…
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Curbside pickup starts next week, or you can drop them off at the Hartwell Avenue Compost Facility.
Lexington residents can kick Christmas trees to the curb the next two weeks for recycling. According to the town, special curbside collection for Christmas tree recycling will be held the weeks of Jan. 3 to Jan. 7 and Jan. 9 to Jan. 13. Trees will be picked up in a separate truck on regular collection days. In order for tress to be picked up curbside, residents must remove all foreign objects—including plastic bags, ornaments, tinsel, lights—and place the trees curbside, separate from other trash and recyclables. Alternatively, trees can be dropped off at the Lexington Compost Facility on Hartwell Avenue between Dec. 27 and Jan. 31. All foreign objects must be removed from those trees, as well. Christmas trees are no longer accepted at …
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
We're looking for the best Christmas trees in Lexington. Snap a picture of yours and send it in.
Christmas trees come in all shapes and size, from Charlie Brown-style artificial jobs to large and pungent Nobel Firs. Covered with ornaments, lights and popsicle stick sleds, they stand in living rooms, dens and parlors, offering shelter to boxes, bags and model trains. We're looking for the best Christmas trees in Lexington, so snap a picture of yours and send it on in. It's easy. Just click on the "Submit Photo & Video" button on the top, left-hand corner of the featured image and follow the instructions, or email your photo to Patrick.Ball@patch.com. And don't forget to tell us a bit about your tree by writing a caption that shares the stories behind your homemade ornaments or the high-fashion ribbon-and-white motif you've got going on…
Monday, November 21, 2011
Got a favorite spot to pick out that big old Christmas Tree? Let us know by emailing Patrick.Ball@patch.com or adding comments below.
Each week, Lexington Patch highlights editor and reader picks of great local businesses, destinations, services, organizations, ways to spend a day off and more in our feature called Patch Picks. Thanksgiving is coming on Thursday, and many use the holiday to get thinking about the next round of holidays in December. While some start thinking about their Black Friday plans, others may start looking at different spots to shop for the annual Christmas Tree. Whether it's a small Christmas Tree farm, or a simple stand that aims to raise money for local causes, we're wondering where you like to go each year when shopping for trees in and around Lexington. Let your fellow Lexington Patch readers know by commenting in the section below or send…