Excerpted from the NY TIMES Sunday Business section (12-10-06) article “The Perfect Tree Awaits in the Field or in the Computer”
Smaller growers who were once limited to their local markets are also expanding. West End Wreaths (westendwreaths.com) in West Jefferson, N.C., now ships about 100 trees that are ordered online. Scott Ballard, a co-owner of West End Wreaths, says online demand has risen 25 percent every year for the last four years.
“You have to be on the Web these days,” he said. ”It’s where technology meets tradition.”
This season, Mr. Ballard advertised on a weather-related Web site, and he is thinking about creating a virtual tree selection site so shoppers can pan through his fields and electronically choose the tree that they would like to cut down — or have him cut down and send.
Here's a link to a USA Today article from 2005!
We are located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of
Ashe County, North Carolina!
We specialize in wreaths, table top trees, garland, centerpieces (with candles), fundraising, corporate and/or business gifts and wholesale orders.
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