Tag: christmas

The Second Life of an abandoned tree field

Can a Christmas tree field, abandoned for years become a plentiful source of trees and bows? Mark Rholfs thought so and is making that a reality. Looking at the photo above, you may not see it’s full potential as a crop of Christmas trees.… Continue Reading “The Second Life of an abandoned tree field”

Odd balls

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”

The Elephant in the Christmas tree Field

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”

Welcome To Our Blog

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”

Meet Mark

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”

Tree Types

You may not be surprised to learn most people don’t know there are different varieties of trees grown and sold for Christmas trees. Lets explore a few that we specialize in. Here at Santa and Sons we grow and sell three main types of… Continue Reading “Tree Types”