How To Graft on Balsam Fir Root Stock

Let the CTCNS Research Team take you through the Grafting process with Balsam Fir root stock, in-greenhouse and in-field, while using Nova Scotian owned Exotic scions collected from an orchard February 2022.


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Business Planning w/ Alana Hirtle, CBDC NOBL

Let Alana Hirtle teach you about the importance of creating a business plan, the fundamentals within a plan, and share some resources to help you write one for your Christmas tree farm!

Agri-Tourism Opportunities w/ Tourism Nova Scotia

Tourism Nova Scotia, Tourism Development Advisors, Melanie Lowe and Erin Hume share their expertise with the Christmas tree producers of Nova Scotia on how they can be more involved in Agri-tourism! Listen in on some stats about what tourists in Nova Scotia are attracted to, how producers can elevate their current operations, and all of […]

Creating the Nova Scotian Blue Button Campaign

In this episode, we discuss with m5 Marketing Communications and Brittany Frenette, Outreach Manager from CTCNS, how the Blue Button Campaign was created and the importance of the Campaign being entirely made in Nova Scotia!

Nova Scotia Balsam Fir

No matter what variety, size, or colour of Christmas tree you’ve chosen, you’ve brought home a Nova Scotia Famous Balsam Fir! Finding your perfect Christmas tree is a long-lasting tradition here in Nova Scotia!🎄 #realtrees #iloverealtrees #NSchristmastrees #christmastrees #realtreesrealmemories #novascotia #balsamfir #nsbalsamfir

New Entrant Seminar 2021

Are you a New Entrant to the Christmas Tree Industry? Check out this Lunchbreak Session to learn about the basics of Christmas trees and how CTCNS can help you start your business!

Bring Christmas Home – Blue Button Campaign

Nova Scotia is home to the most magical Christmas tree of all: the Nova Scotia Balsam Fir. Even our friends at the North Pole agree—watch this video to find out why! #bluebutton #iloverealtrees #novascotia #christmastrees #realtreesrealmemories #novascotiabalsamfir