Local Balsam Fir Products – Saltbox Brewing Company

We’re taking a divide into one of Nova Scotia Local breweries, Saltbox Brewing Company, and connecting their Balsam Blue beer and the Christmas Tree Industry. This interview with Andrew Tanner teaches us about Saltbox, how the beer is made, and the connection of local products to the industry!

Small Scale Nursery: Collection and Starting Seedlings

In the October Lunchbreak Session, Shaun Scott and Jackie MacDonald, from Scott & Stewart Forestry, help us learn about starting fir seedlings on a small scale. With the demand for fir seedlings high and raising, this session will help new and experienced growers with the short supply and development within their business.

Safe Loading Practices

Lienna Hoeg, Research Technician, teaches us some simple steps to ensure safety with loading Christmas Trees in the busiest of seasons!

Marketing for Christmas Trees

In this Lunchbreak Session, the Resource Assistant from CTCNS, Gillian Blackburn, discusses what is marketing, how it’s used in agriculture, and how Christmas tree producers can start up and monitor their own marketing plan!

Perennia Virtual Field Day – Christmas Trees, SMART Trees, and More CTCNS Research

In the August 2021 Perennia Virtual Field Day, CTCNS and the Christmas tree industry includes a video on the Christmas tree industry, the current research projects, and visuals on the projects themselves. Included in the video, Andrew Schofield, Jay Woodworth, and more team members share the technical aspects and current undergoing’s of the project! If […]

History of the Christmas Tree – Interview with Marty Murphy

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!