Original Article – https://patch.com/california/santamonica/where-find-christmas-trees-2021-near-santa-monica
SANTA MONICA, CA— As the country recovers from the coronavirus pandemic and looks back on the hardship of last year’s holiday season — which involved a lot of social distancing — families in 2021 will reunite and hunt for the right Christmas tree.
Some 350 million are growing in all 50 U.S. states, and at least 25 million of them are cut and sold each year.
Last year, the National Christmas Tree Association developed a guide including recommendations and best practices for Christmas tree sellers to follow. They include frequently sanitizing items and areas such as hand saws, tree cart handles, counter-tops, door handles and restrooms.
If a real Christmas tree is on your wish list this year, see our selection of great local farms near Santa Monica:
- Delancey Street Holiday Trees, 1200 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica
- A1 Christmas Tree Lot, 1318 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica
- Chauvet Tree Farm, 2973 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica
- Lopez Ranch Pumpkin Patch & Christmas Trees, 1020 Victoria Ave, Venice
- Shawn’s Christmas Trees, 3443 S Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles
- Mr. Jingles Christmas Trees, 11852 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles
Want to get the most out of your real Christmas tree? It can take some patience, practice and good advice. Here are a few things to remember, according to the National Christmas Tree Association: