December is here and holiday decorating has begun. Whether you need a Christmas tree, a holiday wreath, or even just some greenery to make your own decor, here are some local spots to find everything you need.
Forge River Nursery
1740 Montauk Hwy., Mastic
Forge River Nursery, which has been serving the area since 1977, sells Christmas trees starting at $34.99. It also has a selection of evergreen kissing balls and wreaths, as well as other indoor and outdoor holiday decor.
9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Waterdrinker Family Farm
663 Wading River Road, Manorville
Waterdrinker Family Farm‘s Winter Wonderland is now open. A $10 per person admission will allow you access to its light display, to hang out by the fire pit with some hot cocoa, pet animals and play mini-golf. Admission is not needed to get a Christmas tree. Stop by Winterdrinker’s market for holiday plants and wreaths, as well as fresh-baked pies, cookies and treats.
Wednesday: 12 p.m.-6 p.m.
Thursday: 12 p.m.-6 p.m.
Friday: 12 p.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Matt’s Christmas Tree Farm
305 Weeks Ave., Manorville
Want to cut down your own tree? Matt’s Christmas Tree Farm in Manorville is one place to go. All the equipment you need is provided. There are also rides through the fields and candy canes for the kids. Trees are $13 per foot.
Every day except Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
80 Montauk Hwy., East Moriches
Bay Gardens in East Moriches is offering fresh-cut Balsam and Frasier trees from 3- to 18-feet-tall. If you’re unable to shop on-site, it is offering shopping from the safety of home via their online store for delivery or curbside pickup.
Bay Gardens also carries wreaths, kissing balls, grave blankets, crosses, pine roping, door charms and more.
Mon – Wed: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Thurs – Sat: 8 a.m.to 8 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Henry Leuthardt Nurseries
This family-owned and operated fruit tree farm sells Christmas trees, too.
Gift Shop Hours:
Thursday-Sunday During Christmas Season
Open seven days through Christmas Eve from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Mike’s Christmas Tree Farm
323 Weeks Ave., Manorville
Mike’s Christmas Tree Farm in Manorville is a “Cut-Your-Own Tree” holiday experience. They offer Norway Spruce, White Spruce, Colorado Blue Spruce as well as other varieties. All Christmas trees, except Blue Spruce, are $13 per foot. Blue Spruce are $17 per foot. Leashed pets are welcome.
Daily from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
675 Montauk Hwy., Shirley
Shirley Feed may be the go-to place in the area for all things pets, but they also sell Christmas trees.
Hank’s Farm Stand
195 Barnes Road Moriches, NY
Hank’s Farm Stand is open daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Smith Point Bait Beach & Tackle
396 William Floyd Parkway, Shirley, NY 11967
Smith Point Bait Beach & Tackle is open daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Have another favorite place to buy a Christmas tree? Let us know!