There are few debates more lively and spirited than that age old argument about which type of Christmas tree is “better”: artificial trees, or real trees. It’s really just a matter of preference- but if you happen to be an advocate of the latter, Manchester offers a few options for that “real tree” experience:

Showvaker Quality Evergreens
2020 Garrett Road
Manchester, MD 21102
410-374-1499

Nov. 19 – Dec. 20, 2016
Monday – Friday ~ Noon – 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday ~ 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Trees and sizes available: Blue Spruce, Norway Spruce, Canaan Fir, Fraser Fir, Concolor Fir, Douglas Fir, White Pine and Scotch Pine, up to 18’.

Free saws, shaking, drilling, trimming and baling. Play-ground, petting zoo and picnic area with lunch for sale. Santa visits on weekends. Christmas shop.
Fresh wreaths. Complimentary hot cocoa and cider. No chainsaws please.


Thomas Tree Farm
Wayne Thomas
3501 Hanover Pike
Manchester, MD 21102
410-374-9538
Nov. 21 – Dec. 24, 2016
Open daily ~ 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Trees and sizes available: Douglas Fir, Canaan Fir, Fraser Fir, Concolor Fir, White Pine and Blue Spruce, all up to 10’.

Free drilling and baling. Wreaths, greens and decorated swags. Boy Scout snack bar on weekends. Restrooms.