It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year. Whether you are looking for a Christmas tree for your home, a wreath to decorate your front door or beautiful ornaments to decorate your home, check out one of these best spots for Christmas trees in the DC area today.
Dan and Bryan Trees
3810 Massachusetts Ave. N.W.
Washington, DC 20016
Formerly Sundback Trees, Dan and Bryan Trees offer a large selection of beautiful Douglas and Fraser fir trees to choose from. Recognized as the only four-time National Christmas Tree Grower Champions, a Christmas tree from this farm is guaranteed to be fresh with great color, better separation, more fullness and a strong fragrance. Many local and national dignitaries, including Senator Edward Kennedy, Eunice Shriver, George H.W. and Barbara Bush, have bought their trees from the farm. Trees are available at different lengths. Dan and Bryan Trees also offers a variety of Christmas decorations, including wreaths and roping, as well as Christmas tree stands. If you have a weekend to kill, visit the farm in Shepherdstown, West Virginia and pick out a beauty to take back home to DC.
Johnson’s Florist and Garden Center
4200 Wisconsin Ave. N.W.
Washington, DC 20016
Whether you’re searching for a Christmas tree, festive topiary, holiday gift baskets or seasonal plants, Johnson’s Florist and Garden Center is the place to go. Choose from a wide variety of trees available at different heights and prices. The helpful staff will help you pick the best tree for your home and load it up on your vehicle. Johnson’s Florist and Garden Center also offers a large selection of annuals, perennials, houseplants, home and garden accessories and organic gardening materials. The garden center also features a flower shop with a wide selection of flower arrangements for many occasions including weddings and special events.
Almost Heavenly Trees and Greenery
5021 Seminary Road
Alexandria, VA 22311
Since 1982, Almost Heavenly Trees and Greenery has provided gorgeous Christmas trees and holiday decorations for the DC metro region. Available trees include the Douglas and Fraser fir and range in size from three to more than nine feet tall. The garden center also sells pine garland, mixed green wreaths and its famous “marriage saver” Superior Tree Stands, which work a lot better than the traditional screw-in stands. At the end of the holiday season, the Almost Heavenly Trees and Greenery sends any unsold trees through the Alexandria City tree recycling program where it is turned into mulch and thus reused for the environment.
Moose Apple Christmas Tree Farm
2425 Wickliffe Road
Berryville, VA 22611
Located just 60 miles west of DC, the Moose Apple Christmas Tree Farm is the perfect getaway destination and the perfect place to pick up your Christmas tree. The farm offers a variety of Christmas trees to choose from including petite fir trees that are perfect for your studio apartment or a grandiose pine tree to place in the entranceway of your home. The 33-acre property contains more than 25,000 trees and seven different varieties. Visit the gift shop and stock up on Christmas ornaments, lights and holiday-themed arts and crafts. Christmas wreaths are also available and made fresh daily. Moose Apple Christmas Tree Farm also offers plenty of photo ops, perfect for the family Christmas photo.
22200 Davis Mill Road
Germantown, MD 20876
Known for its pick-your-own fruit and vegetable farm, Butler’s Orchard also provides pick-your-own Christmas tree services. Available trees include Douglas firs and white pines. Need assistance? The friendly orchard staff provides assistance to help you pick the best tree, including saws. Visit the Farm Market and stock up on Christmas ornaments or pick up a new beautiful wreath to decorate your front door. Butler’s Orchard also features a bakery that specializes in pies, including pecan, strawberry mango and cherry streusel. Year-round activities at the orchard include bonfires, group hayrides, Bunnyland in the spring and pumpkin harvest days in fall.
Susan Diranian is a freelance writer living in Ashburn, VA. She is covering Travel & Outdoors. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.