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New app helps find a Christmas tree farm near you
By Amy Cherry

Photo Courtesy of the Del. Tree Growers Association
Now that Thanksgiving is over, it's time to put up the Christmas tree, and you don't have to go far to get yours.

It may take 10 years to grow a seven-foot tall Christmas tree, but there are hundreds for you to choose from, and the state Department of Agriculture Secretary Ed Kee says you've got more than a dozen local options.

"They are great, we have about 30 Christmas tree growers up and down the state, and they do a great job in all sizes of trees, and as you can imagine ,it's a great family experience to take the gang out, pick out a Christmas tree, and bring it back home," says Kee.

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Pick from firs, spruces and pines. To find a tree farm near you, download the department's new "fresh" app for iPhone and Android users, or get a list of tree farms, here




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