Local Christmas Tree Farm Celebrates 60 Years
Tis the season, Christmas trees for everyone. What better way to support local economy than by buying your Christmas tree from one of the local tree farmers in Lapeer County. Broecker's Tree Farm tree farm at 299 Lippincott Road in Elba Township has been growing trees in Lapeer County for 60 years. Find our more after the jump.
Creighton Broecker bought his farm 60 years ago and planted row after row of white pine trees — 8,000 in all — because he wanted to look out and see even more trees.
They already had Christmas trees growing in the yard by their house (they cost $3 each), but it wasn’t enough for Broecker.
Now, after six decades in the business, those white pines have grown several stories high and Christmas trees are spread throughout the 80 acres of land owned by Broecker and his wife Ruth
To learn more about Broecker's Tree Farm, read the full article here.
via - mlive.com