Where to Find Your Christmas Tree?

Updated on Nov 16, 2020

Heading out to pick that special Christmas tree to illuminate your home during the Holiday season is an absolutely wonderful activity! We’re offering you a list of places to help you find your way around all the options to choose from in the Townships.

Verger Champêtre — Gîte et compagnie

Open every day from 9 :00 a.m. to 4 :00 p.m., Verger champêtre—Gîte et compagnie offers not only that you pick-your-own tree here, but also proposes a ton of activities. You can visit their breeding farm (goats, sheep, alpacas, miniature horses, deer, peacocks, rabbits, chickens…), their farm life interpretation centre, their mini-farm and also enjoy their walking paths. Plus, on weekends, you can also warm yourself by the fire while listening to the chansonnier!

2300, Cowie, Granby, 450 379-5155

Plantations Stéphan Perreault

Plantations Stéphan Perreault will welcome you from November 21th on Thursdays to Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. to come and choose your favourite tree (Balsam or Fraser). Along with their Christmas stand and the owners’ friendly welcome, this Windsor plantation, established inside a magnificent setting, is the ideal family destination.

331, route 141, Windsor, 819 845-1160

Plantation Bernier

Plantation Bernier, a silvicultural enterprise with more than 25 years of experience, welcomes you every day from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. so you can pick your own Balsam fir. Come fill your lungs with fresh air as you pick and cut your own Christmas tree. After you’ve picked your tree, stop by their boutique, where you’ll find many fine Christmas decorations, among these, their very popular wreaths. Psst! Did you know that Christmas tree plantations purify the air that we breathe? In fact, during their 10-to-15-year growth period, they transform the atmosphere’s carbon dioxide gases into purified oxygen.

297, Brome Rd, Lac Brome, 450 534-2417

Ferme Horti-Plus

From November 28th, Ferme Horti-Plus welcomes you every Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to pick your own Christmas tree. Your visit begins with a wagon ride to the fields where you’ll find THE perfect tree for you! You can even cut it yourself in the traditional way, with a handsaw, or you can ask a pro to do it for you.

68, route 112, Westbury, 819 640-9011

Sapinière Downey, Tree Farm and Nursery

FRom December 5th, on Saturdays and Sundays between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., come pick your Christmas tree at Sapinière Downey. Comfortably seated on a bale of hay you’ll be taken to the field where you’ll choose and cut down your very own tree. When you return, make a stop at the boutique where you'll find beautiful Christmas wreath.

6196 North St., Hatley, 819 842-3449

Did you know? The life span of a Christmas tree, once it’s cut, covers about four weeks if it is watered regularly, and kept in a not too warm, not too cold, not too humid room.

A Natural or an Artificial Tree, which is eco-friendlier?

Artificial trees have four times more of a carbon footprint than natural trees. And most of them are made with PVC, an oil-based product which takes 200 years to break down. An artificial tree can be an eco-friendly solution only if it is kept for more than 20 years. However, people get rid of them on average after 6 years of use. Natural trees are therefore the best ecological choice; plus, they’re biodegradable and often have a second life use when they are gathered after the Holidays to be recycled (compost, mulch, animal food, etc.).



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