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O Christmas Tree!

Christmas trees plentiful — this year

Summer drought may affect future supply

Jared Goderie of Goderie's Tree Farm in Johnstown checks out a tagged/sold Christmas tree on his farm.
Jared Goderie of Goderie's Tree Farm in Johnstown checks out a tagged/sold Christmas tree on his farm.
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Christmas tree shoppers will have lots of healthy, live conifers to choose from this season, but a few years down the road that may not be the case. This summer’s lack of rain caused the demise of many tender seedlings that were planted in the spring. Bob’s Trees in Galway, a farm that grows between 300 and 400 acres of Christmas trees, lost thousands of seedlings because of the drought, according to Doug Eaton, one ...


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