Tag: oregon christmas trees

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”

Our growers thoughts on the shortage of trees

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”

Adjusting to natures changes

A look into the changing technology we are using to help us work with the changes in nature that effect our farm.

Spring time on a tree 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”

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”