Let’s start at the top of the tree . In this image you have 3 different tree tops or leaders as they are known in the field. In the first two pictures you see two leaders vying for the top stop, the place of… Continue Reading “Odd balls”
Spraying, it is a word that brings to mind negative connotations for a number of people but for most farmers, even organic ones, it is a necessary practice. Here in this photo we have some beautiful new growth on one of our established trees.… Continue Reading “The Elephant in the Christmas tree Field”
Last Fall our grower and owner Mark Rohlfs made a Facebook post on some changes in the Christmas tree growing industry. Below you’ll find the link to that post and some expanded thoughts on the subject. https://www.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2316776535228994&id=1922427911330527%3Fsfnsn%3Dmo The changing landscape of the Christmas tree… Continue Reading “Our growers thoughts on the shortage of trees”
A look into the changing technology we are using to help us work with the changes in nature that effect our farm.
Even though many of us are stuck inside, it is officially spring time here in Oregon and that means a lot of work is going into getting our trees ready for their growing season which starts in May. Like most farmers, our days starts… Continue Reading “Spring time on a tree farm”
Hi everyone, my name is Mischa and I’m going to be your guide to everything Christmas trees from here on out. Santa and Sons has been around for a long time but we came to realize many people don’t actually know much about all… Continue Reading “Welcome To Our Blog”
The man behind it all, Mark Rohlfs has been in the tree business for almost forty five years. When Mark was a student in the college of forestry at Oregon State University, he was picked from his class to work with a local farmer… Continue Reading “Meet Mark”