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#1 dealluvr  OFFLINE  

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Posted Dec 4, 2005 - 9:26 am

what are tree prices in your area? our lowes wants 49.99 for a 6 ft fir.that's the only one i looked at so far.most places around here tho they go for 25 and up.

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Posted Dec 4, 2005 - 9:27 am

We usually go to a tree farm and cut our own, and we usually pay around $75 for it. I know it's steep, but it's a tradition. :)

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Posted Dec 4, 2005 - 9:42 am

hmm i have a fake tree. I think its cruel and wrong to to cut a tree down just to decorate the house. But i have seen Christmas trees going for $30-45 here.

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Posted Dec 4, 2005 - 10:15 am

I certainly don't think that cutting down a tree to decorate our house is crel and wrong. The place we buy ours from is locally owned and is a Christmas tree farm. This means that the family that runs it makes income based on growing and selling these trees. I don't see a thing wrong with that.

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Posted Dec 4, 2005 - 10:21 am

the tradition thing about it is awesome!

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Posted Dec 4, 2005 - 10:21 am

Around here, they run anywhere from $15 on up. I paid no more than $25 last year. I'm having a hard time remembering! This year will be a fake tree year! :)

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Posted Dec 4, 2005 - 10:23 am

Most people around here go off in the woods and just cut one. I personally bought a fake prelit. I like it though.
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Posted Dec 4, 2005 - 10:36 am

Im allergic and havent had a real tree since I was little. However I have seen the signs for a tree lot and they start at about $50.

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Posted Dec 4, 2005 - 10:39 am

I just bought mine last night. No one had the decent fakes in stock, so we hunted around for a real one. We paid $6 per ft. I know Lowes, HD, and Menards all wanted about $15-$25 per tree, but no one had any tall trees. We wanted 8 or 9 ft.

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Posted Dec 4, 2005 - 11:57 am

wow.. 50 dollars + for real trees. Around here its 20.00 I guess it because i live in the city

#11 dealluvr  OFFLINE  

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Posted Dec 4, 2005 - 12:01 pm

but how tall of a tree do you get for 20 bucks?

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Posted Dec 4, 2005 - 12:29 pm

just bought ours today. Paid $30 for a 9ft spruce I personaly think its cruel to have a fake. I mean all those poor dinosaurs that had to die off to create the fossil fuel to make all that plastic...shameful! Whats the code for the rolling eye smilie?? LOL

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Posted Dec 4, 2005 - 12:41 pm

:rolleyes: : rolleyes : but run it all together :3duck:

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Posted Dec 4, 2005 - 12:44 pm

but how tall of a tree do you get for 20 bucks?


Its 8ft.. I paid 170 for my 7ft fake tree :cool:

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Posted Dec 4, 2005 - 12:45 pm

LOL ty Need to print off the code list here :)

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Posted Dec 4, 2005 - 1:36 pm

We go to Taylors Do It Center. They usually have some trees for ten dollars. I am not going to pay more than 15 for a tree though.

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Posted Dec 4, 2005 - 1:50 pm

$100/8ft here. Such a rip-off.

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Posted Dec 4, 2005 - 1:51 pm

just bought ours today. Paid $30 for a 9ft spruce

I personaly think its cruel to have a fake. I mean all those poor dinosaurs that had to die off to create the fossil fuel to make all that plastic...shameful!


Whats the code for the rolling eye smilie?? LOL


Actually, fossil fuels are antient trees and plants, so it's all the same in one form or another :P

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Posted Dec 4, 2005 - 2:00 pm

We normally pay $50 for a tree and that's even with a discount cause I know the guy that sells them. I wish I could find a place that has them for 20.00. I live in the city too exactly 5 mins from NYC. You never see a tree for sale for only $20.00.

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Posted Dec 5, 2005 - 12:23 am

Im in washington state and yesterday I got a 5.1/2-6 foot fir for 17.99 on sale from 27.99. From rite aid

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Posted Dec 5, 2005 - 2:14 am

just got ours from home depot today, prices were $25-$50 for regular-size trees we got a 9ft fir i believe for $35...the ones for $30 are the most popular walmart here tho had them for $18-32, & local places average about $30-40
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Posted Dec 5, 2005 - 2:32 am

We get ours from a tree farm and have them cut it for us. They run between $25-$100 depending on type and height. The one we are getting this year will probably be right around $30 as that is what I have a coupon for. ;)
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Posted Dec 5, 2005 - 3:55 am

The price totally depends on the type of tree. Fraser firs, for example, are generally much more expensive than other types but I just love them! This year we're having a fake tree. As for cutting down the trees, I am an absolute tree lover. I even have a tree tattoo, lol. The trees that we use for Christmas trees are grown specifically for the purpose and they do provide income to the people who grow them. If there wasn't a need for them, the people wouldn't be growing them. While the trees are growing, they provide all of the benefits to the environment and are well cared for. When they are cut down, they are replaced with saplings. The tree farmers grow and plant accordingly each year. I lived in Vermont for a while and actually considered starting a Christmas tree farm on our 20 acres, lol.

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Posted Dec 5, 2005 - 10:17 am

We just bought one last night---we paid $33--its 7 ft and absolutely beautiful--my fav. tree yet (will have to post a pic of it!!! ;) ) I did notice it ranged from $15 up to $80 w/ the Blue Spruce and the Fraser firs being the highest priced. Last year we had the softer kind but all the ornaments kept falling off---so we went w/ the typical poinky christmas tree!!!

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Posted Dec 5, 2005 - 10:56 am

They range from $35- $75 depending on the type of tree
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Posted Dec 5, 2005 - 10:58 am

We paid about 83.00 for an 81/2 foot tree this weekend. We have a nice pre-lit artificial but dh insists on a real tree. Oh well, the kids like it.

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Posted Dec 5, 2005 - 11:23 am

We buy Frazier Firs which are WAY more expensive than any of the other trees for some reason but I love them too. We paid $75 from a lot here in Kansas City for a 6 1/2 ft. tree. Very expensive but the tree was much, much nicer than the crappy ones they were selling at Home Depot.

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Posted Dec 5, 2005 - 11:50 am

we also buy frazier furs and paid 80 in Arkansas

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Posted Dec 5, 2005 - 1:19 pm

We got our tree today. It's a 7.5' Fraser Fir that we paid $79.50 for.

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Posted Dec 5, 2005 - 3:14 pm

We got a 7' Douglas Fir at Lowe's for $27 Great deal!!!
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