Tree time

A guide to area holiday tree lots

What would the holidays be without tacky sweaters, Bing Crosby songs and of course, Christmas trees? Decorating an evergreen can be one of the most fun activities of the holiday season. Here’s a sampling of places to consider when you’re shopping for trees and decorations.

44th Street Nursery

4355 Nicollet Ave.

823-6888

Tree sales start just before Thanksgiving and sell through Christmas.

Hours: M–Sa, 8:30 a.m.–8 p.m. during the holiday season, open Sunday limited hours.

Price: Depends on the tree variety and quality.

Delivery: Available.

 

Bachman’s Floral, Home and Garden Centers

6010 Lyndale Ave. S.

861-7333

Hours: M–F, 9 a.m.– 8 p.m.; Sa, 9 a.m.–6 p.m.; Su, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Price: $20–$250

Delivery: Local delivery available (varies with the height of the tree).

 

Java Jack’s Coffee Café

818 W. 46th St.

825-2183

Tree lot hours: Opens Nov. 23; M–F, 4–9 p.m.; Sa, 8 a.m.–8 p.m.; Su, 8 a.m.–6 p.m.

Price: Trees start at $29.

Delivery: Free delivery available.

 

Kliers Nursery & Garden Center, Inc.

5901 Nicollet Ave.

866-8771

Tree sales start mid-November–December

Hours: M–F, 8 a.m.–7 p.m.; Sa, 7 a.m.–6 p.m.; Su, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Price: Prices vary depending on tree type and size.

Delivery: Available for $55 within Minneapolis.

 

Minneapolis Farmers’ Market

312 E. Lyndale Ave. N.

333-1718

Hours: Every day from 9 a.m.–9 p.m. starting the day after Thanksgiving.

Price: Prices haven’t been established yet but will depend on the size and type of tree.

Delivery: No delivery available.

 

Peterson’s Flowers

410 W. 38th St.

823-7311

Tree sales will start the day after Thanksgiving.

Hours: M, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.; Tu–F, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sa, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.; Sun, 10 a.m. -4 p.m. (tree lot only).

Price: $25–$75, depending on the type of tree.

Delivery: Available.

 

Tangletown Gardens

5353 Nicollet Ave.

822-4769

Trees sales will start the week of Thanksgiving.

Hours: M–F, 10 a.m.–7 p.m.; Sa–Su, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Price: Starts at $20.

Delivery: $30 within Southwest, and tree stand placement is also available, starting at $15.

 

Uncommon Gardens

5750 Lyndale Ave. S.

866-3033

Hours: Holiday hours start after Thanksgiving; M–F, 10 a.m.–8 p.m.; Sa, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Su, and 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Price: Between $10–$75.

Delivery: Available.