Local farm switches from selling pumpkins to selling trees

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The turkeys have been cooked and eaten, the shoppers are starting their shopping and now the trees are for sale especially at one local farm.

Today, November 29 marks the 5th annual Christmas tree season for Buckelew Farms.  It was five years ago that Clint Buckelew traded pumpkins for Christmas trees from a farmer in Oregon and decided to open a tree lot in Tucson.   There are now eight lots to choose from all across Tucson.

Buckelew Farms trees are fresh from Oregon, with new shipments arriving weekly.  Each tree is guaranteed to be fresh and smell wonderful, according to a Buckelew Farms news release.  There are four different types of tree available this season:

Douglas Fir, Noble Fir, Grand Fir and Nordman Fir – all four varieties range in size from two feet to 14 feet tall.  If you require a specifically sized tree one may be available upon request.

Also offered at the Buckelew Farms tree lots are firewood (by the wheelbarrow), fresh wreaths, chili strings, chili wreaths, tree stands  and of course a friendly smile or two.

Hours for all eight lots are as follows:

Monday to Thursday – 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Friday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and weekends from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Locations are as follows (it should be noted that trees will be sold at the tree lots only, there will be nothing sold from the Buckelew Farm residence.) :

Swan and Sunrise; Ina and La Cholla, Oracle and Rudasil; 22nd and Harrison; Grant and Swan; Tanque Verde and Sabino Canyon; Ajo and I-19 and Broadway and Campbell.

For more information on the trees and Buckelew Farms please go online to www.Buckelewfarm.com.

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