Selling Trees

Discussion in 'Christmas Trees & Seasonal' started by Miller Rules, Sep 3, 2005.

  1. nherweck

    nherweck LawnSite Senior Member
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    Thanks for your response, I'll start looking around on Monday. :)
     
  2. turf hokie

    turf hokie LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,744

    Don't necessarily let the big box stores scare you out of a tree stand if you have a good location near one. Just sell higher quality trees.

    I have worked for a company that had a stand for the past couple of years that is on a main road with one H/D 1/4 mile north and another 1 mile south along with 2 local stands with in 2 miles of us also.

    This stand sells 750 trees along with grave blankets, wreaths etc. Sell out every year.

    If you do it make sure you have stands, plastic bags etc. the convenience things that will make you another 5 bucks.
     
  3. The landscaper

    The landscaper LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 845

    scaby can you send me a pm..


    Also, how many acres do you have for all your wholesale trees?
     
  4. gartj

    gartj LawnSite Member
    Posts: 22

    Scaby, can you pm me also, thanks ahead of time.
     
  5. Hitsy

    Hitsy LawnSite Member
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    Scaby I would like a PM, but I'm not sure what a PM is and how to get to it. My E-Mail is shadybrookbfvt@yahoo.com. My brother and I have a landscape business and are interested in doing this next year. Thanks for all the help.
     
  6. Precision Lawn Servi

    Precision Lawn Servi LawnSite Member
    Posts: 13

    I was thinking about selling xmas trees in maryland how do I go about getting set up too
     
  7. Guthrie&Co

    Guthrie&Co LawnSite Senior Member
    from nc
    Posts: 784

    first thing you need to do is pick a lot out. then find a supplier, get the permits needed from local govmts, get equipment needed for the lot and then sell. thats pretty much it in a nutshell. the details vary from county to county.

    if any of you guys have any questions please feel free to just pm me or send a email at anytime. i would be happy to help you guys out as much as i could.
     
  8. SWD

    SWD LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 989

    scabyscapes, I need you to give me a call.
    Steve at 830-305-0339
     
  9. Guthrie&Co

    Guthrie&Co LawnSite Senior Member
    from nc
    Posts: 784

    Just tried to call around 1:30 my time. i left my number for you.
     
  10. SONSCAPES

    SONSCAPES LawnSite Member
    Posts: 93

    Scaby,can you pm me also i know i'm way to late for this year but definetly next year btw where are you located in nc? thanks in advance
     

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