Baker Garden and gift

Christmas tree shortages hit locally

"We're literally running out in the United States."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Thanksgiving is over and the Christmas tree frenzy has begun due to shortages. “We’re literally running out in the United States,” Owner of Baker Garden and Gift Eric Baker said. We’re seeing a natural Christmas tree shortage around the country and here locally, prices per foot have risen. Boy Scout Troop 215 from Fargo typically buys…

What a National Christmas Tree Shortage Means for Fargo-Moorhead

Part of the shortage is because less people were planting trees during the 2008 recession

  FARGO, N.D. — A national tree shortage means a real Christmas tree could be harder to come by in parts of the U.S. this year. KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us what it means for both sellers and shoppers in the metro who are looking to bring the outdoors inside this holiday season. For some Christmas tree shoppers, buying a real…

Using Your Green Thumb This Spring

Gardening experts say right now it's best to get cold tolerant plants

  FARGO, N.D. — We may have gotten some hotter weather but those cool nights can still affect your garden. Garden experts say many people in the metro have been buying more cold tolerant plants and flowers like pansies as a result. It’s usually after Mother’s Day when you can start planting tropical plants that require a lot of heat. If…