Entries by Joel Young

Coastal Living with a Mountain Tree

Thanks to the guys at Coastal Living HQ for the great pictures. It was a pleasure working with you. We have differentiated ourselves from the competition by leaving long sturdy branches giving a tree more demension and depth after decorating.   These pictures found in the December/January 2010 COASTAL LIVING Magazine capture the essense of […]

Individually Hand Pruned to Decorate

On your way to our farm, you pass a lot of other Christmas tree farms. Just a few days ago as I pulled into our farm, I noticed how the dew on the trees glittered in the morning sunlight. The sunlight accented the natural growth and reminded me of how different our trees look from […]

History of the Cartner Christmas Tree Farm

Nothing has described the birth of the Christmas tree industry in North Carolina any better than this statement from an article published in the Mountain Times by Scott Nicholson. He wrote, “When Sam Cartner and a few others set out their first Christmas tree seedlings in 1959, more than one of their farming neighbors thought […]

Trees supplied for LL Bean Photo Shoots

We received an order again from LL Bean again this year for their numerous photo shoots accross the country. We shipped trees to Sun Valley, ID, Breckenridge, CO and of course, Freeport, ME. It has been a pleasure to work with them again. This is one of the pictures they sent me after the shoot. Sometimes while browsing […]