Tag: Virginia Christmas

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Deck the halls with real, Virginia Grown trees this holiday season

To encourage consumers to choose a Virginia Grown tree, Governor Terry McAuliffe proclaims December as “Virginia Christmas Tree Month” in the Commonwealth of Virginia.


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Christmas tree growers gearing up for the holiday season

A seven-foot-tall, Fraser fir from Claybrooke Farm in Louisa County was named the state’s 2014 Grand Champion Christmas Tree during the Virginia Christmas Tree Growers Association (VCTGA) annual conference in Winchester.


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State Fair of Virginia competitions: One for every taste or talent

Competitions are a time-honored tradition at fairs across the country, and the State Fair of Virginia is no exception.


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Christmas in July? Virginia tree growers preparing now

It may be only mid-July, but Virginia Christmas tree growers are preparing now for their holiday sales season.


What a real Virginia Christmas tree has that the mall trees don’t

Christmas trees are up in many retail outlets already, but somehow something is missing. Artificial mall trees have their purpose, but when it comes to your home and that woodsy, fresh air smell that takes you back to your childhood, well, the artificial trees just don’t cut it.