Local Christmas Tree History in Nova Scotia – Interview with John & Jeanette Reeves and Marty Murphy
In this episode, John & Jeanette Reeves and Marty Murphy discuss the local history of the Christmas tree industry in Nova Scotia!
Marty Murphy from New Ross, NS, takes us through where the tradition of the Christmas tree started, the industry history, and when our tricks-of-the-trade came into play! Check out the next episode of Real Trees, Real Talk where we explore Nova Scotian Christmas tree history as well!
Women in Agriculture/Christmas Tree Industry – Interviews with Jackie MacDonald, Lienna Hoeg, Jeanette Reeves
In this episode, we talk to Lienna Hoeg, the Research Technician with CTCNS, Jackie MacDonald, the Nursery Manager with Scott & Stewart Forestry Consultants Ltd., and Jeanette Reeves with J&M Reeves Christmas Greens Ltd. about their experiences in agriculture!
On this episode of Real Trees, Real Talk, we interview Jackie MacDonald and Shaun Scott, from Scott & Stewart Forestry Consultants Ltd. They tell us what they do at Scott & Stewart, the process of raising balsam fir trees, and the planting process! Check it out to see where you can start your Christmas tree […]
Ruby’s Trail and Travelling Rocks & Trail Development in Christmas Tree Lots – Interview with Marty Murphy & Gordon Tate
Starting the 2021 podcast season with an inspiring story, we interviewed Marty Murphy, who created Ruby’s Trail and Travelling Rock with his wife, Wanda, in New Ross, Nova Scotia. We also interview Gordon Tate, the Active Living Coordinator for the Municipality of Chester, on how other Christmas Tree Producers and lot owners can become part […]
In this episode, we interview Richard Levy, the President of the Christmas Tree Council of Nova Scotia! He speaks on his experience in executive positions throughout the industry, shares a bit of history, and his passion for the career. This is the last episode for the 2020 year, so be sure to follow the Christmas […]
In this episode, we discuss tricks of the tree industry trade, receive some insights on the Christmas Tree Industry, and hear more funny stories from the tree lots! This is the second last episode before the holidays and we are thrilled to share it with Anzil Blackadar and Andrew Crouse!
In this episode, we’re discussing the many donated trees within the province of Nova Scotia! Jim Delong and Andrew Crouse give us lots of insight on their participation and experiences within the industry and their activity and preparation for this busy time of year!
In the first podcast of our four-episode series, we will be interviewing Jack Wentzell, a Christmas Tree Producer from Lunenburg County. We’ll be learning about what the tree producer’s operations are in the run of a year, what the markets for Christmas Trees call for, and hearing some entertaining stories from the industry!
Christmas Tree Specialist, Jay Woodworth, & Research Technician, Lienna Hoeg discuss Integrated Pest Management, herbicide use for Christmas tree lots, updates to the 2021 Pest Guide, and much more!