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How to decorate your Christmas tree

How to Decorate Your Christmas Tree Like a Pro

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Your Christmas tree has arrived, you’ve positioned it in your favourite stand, and you’ve rearranged the contents of your living room to find the ‘perfect spot’ for the focal point [...]
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The Grapes of Goddenwick

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In a few weeks’ time it’ll be Christmas tree planting season again, but this year the planting machine has made an early outing. Last weekend, with glorious sunshine beating down [...]
non drop christmas trees

Best Non Drop Christmas Trees

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Whilst some of us traditionalists think hoovering up a few needles is all part of the fun, more and more UK buyers are opting for “non-drop” Christmas trees. In fact, [...]
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Planting time at the farm

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The business of growing Christmas trees is a long game requiring planning far in advance and year-round work. The arrival of Spring in Sussex means planting time for the team at [...]
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When do most people put their Christmas tree up?

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It’s an age-old question, a debate that’s (probably) ended friendships. Some swear by December 1st, some hold out right until Christmas Eve, some can’t wait until Advent. Well, sitting here [...]
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How To Keep Your Christmas Tree Fresh

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One of the things the team at our plantations get asked most of all at Christmas is how to keep your real Christmas tree looking lovely and fresh for as [...]
Best Christmas Tree Size

What Size Christmas Tree Should I Buy?

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Once you’ve finally decided what variety of Christmas tree is best for you, you’re going to need to pick a size. You might think that’s it’s an easy decision, but [...]
Send Me a Christmas Tree flagpole

Flagpole Fun at the SendMe Plantation

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It started with a notice dropping through the door of a farm sale due to take place at Havelock Farm in nearby Ardingly. Amongst the usual items listed – lawnmowers, [...]

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