This weekend and next weekend are two of the most popular weekends to purchase a Christmas tree. Here's a short list of places in Annandale and nearby where you can find the perfect tree for your home this season.
Before you head out, check out our video (see above at right) with Virginia certified horticulturalist Jane Wubbels from Campbell & Ferrara Outdoor Living to learn how to pick the perfect tree. Then learn how to care for your live tree once you've got it home (see three videos above at right).
Annandale Boys and Girls Club
The is continuing their annual tradition of selling Christmas trees to the community. The ABGC lot is located on Lincolnia Road and Deming Avenue in Alexandria behind the Lincolnia Shopping Center and across the street from the Total Wine.
All proceeds from the tree sales goes toward supporting the youth sports at the ABGC. The ABGC Christmas tree lot is open Monday-Friday from 12:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Meadows Farms Nurseries Annandale Garden Center
Located just off of Backlick Road in Annandale, Meadows Farms is selling a variety of Christmas trees this holiday season. The prices range and vary depending on the type of tree. For further information about the trees, residents should call 703-941-5656.
Virginia Christmas Tree Growers Association
The Virginia Christmas Tree Growers Association (VCTGA) has a Christmas tree lot located just off of Little River Turnpike on Valley Street in Alexandria. The lot is across the street from Jerry's Ford which is just past the Pinecrest Shopping Center. Look for the giant inflatable Santa Claus.
The VCTGA is also selling miseltoe, wreaths, roping, and tree preservatives in addition to the trees. Their lot is open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. There are nine different types of trees available for purchase. Prices vary by type of tree and height. The tallest tree they sell is 19 feet and the smallest is 2-3 feet.
Campbell & Ferrara Outdoor Living
Campbell & Ferrara Outdoor Living is selling Christmas trees, wreaths, and more at their lot located at 6651 Little River Turnpike. The two types of trees Campbell & Ferrara specialize in are Frasier and Noble trees which start from $39.99 and up.