Our Christmas Tree Farm Is Open for 2014

Christmas Tree Farm Moorooduc Welcome Sign

Our Christmas Tree Farm is now open to the public from today until 24th December. Open 7 days a week 9:00am – 5:30pm except for Thursday – Late night until 7:00pm Come along and choose your real Christmas Tree and enjoy the seasonal atmosphere at our festively decorated farm. Our large Christmas Decorations shop is […]

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Advent Calendar 2013 Day 10 – 20 Facts About Christmas Trees

Christmas Tree Clipart

Today you can learn fun facts about Christmas Trees. [youtube]http://youtu.be/6G_H2pKX4R4[/youtube] Christmas Tree Facts Christmas trees take an average of 7-10 years to grow to the size we buy. The first decorated Christmas Tree was in Riga, Latvia in 1510. The first printed reference to Christmas trees appeared in Germany in 1531. Prince Albert introduced the […]

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Rockefeller Christmas Tree 2012

The Rockefeller Center in New York City is a busy place at Christmas time. It starts with a  Christmas Concert and Tree Lighting Ceremony. This year’s Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting Center concert performers included Mariah Carey, Rod Stewart, CeeLo Green, Scotty McCreery, Il Volo, Victoria Justice, Brooke White,  Trace Adkins and Tony Bennett,  Billy Crystal, […]

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Advent Calendar Day 16 – Unusual Christmas Trees

We have talked about all the shapes and sizes that you can find in real Christmas Trees. Today I show you some very unusual Christmas Trees from around the world:   Solar Powered Christmas Tree in Salermo Italy Image by: Peter Zoon Flickr The Vatican Christmas Tree 2007, Italy   Soo Kee Jewellery, Singapore,  Diamond […]

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Advent Calendar Day 14 Christmas Tree Shapes

Real Christmas Trees come in all shapes and sizes as you can see from the photos below.  The trees we choose to decorate for our homes are trimmed as they grow to give them an even shape and to stop them from growing too tall. In Australia we mostly use the Monterey (Radiata) pine for […]

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How to Care for your Christmas Tree

When you get your Christmas Tree home it is wise to cut at least 2cm off the trunk.  Otherwise resin will form over the original cut and the tree will not be able to absorb water efficiently.   Make sure you cut the trunk straight so that it sits  well in its stand. As soon as […]

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Christmas Tree Choose and Wrap

Picking your Tree – here’s how it works: Pick up your “Tree Tag” in the Christmas Decorations Barn Choose your Tree: You can choose your tree in one of two ways: Choose your tree from our “Choose and Cut” fields Have a stroll (or hop on our wagon ride*) through the rows of trees. *Our […]

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Day 15 Largest Living Christmas Tree

The worlds largest living Christmas Tree is located in Wilmington, USA. It is an Oak Tree thought to be over 400 years old. This year it has been decorated  with 5,250 lights. Here you can see the tree being lit in 2007: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BiJb7GhhgG4[/youtube] The tallest living Christmas tree in America is a Stika Spruce Tree […]

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World’s Largest Christmas Trees 2009

Mexico city has made the Guinness Book of Records for the world’s tallest Christmas Tree. The 2009 tree on Reforma Avenue, Mexico City is 110.35 meters tall. It has 1.2 million light bulbs, 80 kilometres of cable and took 200 people one month to erect. Mexico The following video shows you the lighting ceremony that […]

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