Weekly Blog

Stay connected to the nursery, our employees and day-to-day operations of the business with our weekly blogs written by Tom Dayton himself! Check back weekly for new updates.

 

 

The Work is Never Ending…

The Work is Never Ending…

It’s never ending with the planting and sticking of thousands of cuttings! Now with the construction starting of the online catalog, many detailed descriptions have been finished concerning the new items except we are still waiting for our acknowledgment from...

Grow Big or Go Home!

Grow Big or Go Home!

Now that most of the end of the year tax work is finished, the work of reviewing all purchase orders for errors still goes on. The purchase orders are necessary so that we may track what has been ordered and the available dates for the products we grow, which are...

Blessings to Behold in 2021

Blessings to Behold in 2021

As we move into 2021, all may not be well for all of you as you may have lost a job, scrape to pay bills or may have even lost a loved one. Yet there are blessings to behold such as the sun still rises and sets and the rain still falls. Yet some of the simple things...

The New Year Has Begun!

The New Year Has Begun!

Now that the new year has begun and the old is behind us, now comes the arduous job of filing the end of the year tax reports for payroll including those for the federal, state and local governments. If that were not enough the budgeting process will begin for the...

Here is to a much better 2021….

Here is to a much better 2021….

The Christmas cleanup is accomplished although many repairs and maintenance projects remain. We had donated our last 10 Fraser Firs to Grace Church of Norton as they have a large congregation and a better chance in finding a family in need of a tree on Christmas Eve....

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Now that we are past the shortest day of the year things are actually looking up as the days will slowly increase in length until it culminates in the summer solstice on June 21st. At the nursery planting, sticking of cuttings, trimming and repair projects will...

Nearing the end…

Nearing the end…

The Christmas season is finally running down as we are nearly out of cut trees but were able to get a few more Fraser Fir at a farm in New Philadelphia and they are priced just right at $29.99 each. We are at the end of cutting more branches from Galehouse Tree farm...

Grow Big or Go Home!

So much work to get everything in order for spring!

Although we are nearing the end of our grave blanket construction, we still have a back stock of branches in which to make more for orders and keep some in stock for customers to view and pickup. Last week we got our pickup truck stuck three times at Galehouse Tree...

Deck Those Halls!

Deck Those Halls!

As the grave blanket construction goes on and on, Christmas trees have arrived from southern Ohio. The trees we ordered last December actually come from a family owned and run tree farm that gives the trees expert care while growing and harvesting. These cut trees...

Poinsettias, Cutting Branches & Constructing Grave Blankets

Poinsettias, Cutting Branches & Constructing Grave Blankets

The grave blanket construction is going strong as the sunny, dry weather has made it a joy as we don’t have to worry about getting the truck stuck in the field. Not only have we been cutting Scotch pine but white pine tips and Colorado spruce branches that will remain...

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