Shoppers looking for a tall tree for a great room, or a Charlie Brown tree for an apartment, here is a sampling of locations in near Grosse Pointe to buy a real tree for Christmas.
1.) Meldrum & Smith Nursery Sales is a greenhouse, a nursery and a florist. It carries an extensive array of plants, shrubs, trees and plants. It has an exotic section that includes desert species of indoor plants and orchids. It has a small but lovely cut flowers case and a separate room that houses a holiday display of decorations, cut trees, plants and household goods. The staff is prompt and knowledgeable.
2.) Greenhouse Growers, 21807 Greater Mack, St. Clair Shores has been selling real trees from northern Michigan more than 10 years. Trees on the lot include Scotch pine, Douglas fir, Black Hills spruce, blue spruce, Balsam fir, Fraser fir and white pine.
3.) Gabriel's Tree Lot has been a staple in St. Clair Shores for nearly 20 at the corner of Harper and Gordon streets and has a large selection of Michigan grown trees. Buyers can choose from trees including Scotch pine, Fraser fir, Douglas fir, Balsam fir, white pine, Concolor fir and two types of spruces.
4.) Solitro's Tree Lot at Harper and Timberidge started selling trees in St. Clair Shores over 40 years ago. Fraser firs, white pines, Concolor firs, blue spruces, Blackhill spruces, Douglas firs and Scotch pines are among the trees on the lot.
5.) Soulliere's Garden Center, 23919 Little Mack, transforms their back garden area into a Christmas tree lot for the holidays with Fraser firs, Douglas firs, Scotch pines, Blue spruces and Concolor firs from northern Michigan.
6.) 24300 Harper, offers Christmas trees and wreaths. Choose from a variety of trees including Douglas firs, Fraser firs, Cork Bark firs, Alpine firs, Concolor firs, Scotch pines, White pines, Black Hills spruces, White spruces and Colorado spruces.
7.) Allemon's Nursery, 17727 Mack Avenue, Detroit, has a variety of natural trees, ornaments, lights and stands.
Where do you get your family tree? Real or fake? Tell us in the comments.