Originally created 12/16/00

Where to find trees



Want to cut your own Christmas tree? Here's a roundup of some Christmas tree farms in the Augusta area:

Georgia

Jake's Christmas Tree Farm: Four miles south of Waynesboro on left off U.S. Highway 25; 9 a.m. to dark Saturday and 1 p.m. to dark Sunday; Virginia pines, red cedar and Leyland cypress, 5-9 feet; $15-$23; (706) 437-0988.

Arnett's Tree Farm: From Augusta, take U.S. Highway 25 south to Millen, then Georgia Highway 21 to just outside Sylvania. When you see Green Hill Baptist Church on right, look for the tree farm sign on the left. Turn left and follow signs. Farm is 2.5 miles from sign. Turn left on Bradwell Road; 1 p.m. to dark Sunday-Friday, and 8 a.m. to dark Saturdays; Virginia pine, white pine, red cedar and Leyland cypress, 6-16 feet; $16-$35; Phone: (912) 863-7692.

Bailey Christmas Tree Farm: Off Windsor Spring Road, behind the former Orchard Square Shopping Center off U.S. Highway 25; farm is on the right; 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; Virginia pine, Leyland cypress and Fraser fir, 5-9 feet; $3.50 per foot for Virginia pine and Leyland cypress; $20 to $60 for Fraser fir; (706) 798-4613.

Birdsville Christmas Trees: Take U.S. Highway 25 south to Waynesboro. Take right at stop sign onto Fourth Street, pass country club, then right at fork and continue for 10-12 miles. Sign will be on the right; 1 p.m. to dark Thursday-Friday and Sunday and 9 a.m. to dark Saturdays; Virginia pine, white pine, Fraser fir and Leyland cypress, 6-11 feet; $15 to $100; (912) 982-1754.

South Carolina

Wright's Christmas Tree Farm: Take U.S. Highway 25 north toward Edgefield, then South Carolina Highway 121 east to Johnston. Turn right toward Ward. Follow signs in Ward to farm; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m Monday-Saturday and 1 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday; Leyland cypress, Deodar cedar, Virginia pine, Fraser fir, red cedar, white pine, Carolina Sapphire and Clemson Greenspire, 5-35 feet; $5 to $125; (803) 685-7952.

Carter Tree Farm: South Carolina Highway 3, one mile north of Barnwell; 9 a.m. to dark Monday-Saturday and 1 p.m. to dark Sunday; cedar, Leyland cypress, white pine and Carolina sapphire, 5-10 feet; $15 to $45; (803) 259-1345.

Clarks Hill Christmas Tree Farm: From Augusta, take Furys Ferry Road, then South Carolina Highway 28 north to Clarks Hill; follow signs that begin at Clarks Hill post office; 2 p.m. to dark Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to dark Saturday and 1 p.m. to dark Sunday; Virginia pine, Deodar cedar, Leyland cypress, Carolina sapphire, Clemson Greenspire and red cedar, 5-30 feet; $25 and up; (803) 637-3797.

Webb's Christmas Tree Farm: South Carolina Highway 39 to Wagener, then South Carolina Highway 389 to South Carolina Highway 3. Turn right on Highway 3 and follow signs; 9 a.m. to dark Monday-Saturday and 1:30 p.m. to dark Sunday; white pine, Virginia pine, Leyland cypress, red cedar, Deodar cedar and Fraser fir, 5-10 feet; $15 to $70; (803) 258-3273.

Tom Sawyer's Christmas Trees, Monetta: Take Interstate 20 east to Exit 33, then South Carolina Highway 39 north for 2 miles. Follow the signs; 1 p.m. to dark Sunday-Friday; 10 a.m. to dark Saturday; Virginia pine, white pine, Fraser fir, Carolina sapphire, red cedar and Leyland cypress, 6-12 feet; $10 to $65; (803) 685-7604.