Chopping down a Christmas Tree at Nancy’s Ranch

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So you’re standing in a lot in front of Home Depot and you’re looking at the trees leaning against a chain link fence and thinking to yourself…this is not how it’s supposed to be. I am supposed to go out into the snow and trudge through the woods and cut down a tree.

It may be Valencia, CA. And it may be 75 degrees out, but you can actually go cut down a tree at a place called Nancy’s Ranch.

Nancy’s been in the Christmas tree business here for more than 30 years. And unlike the guy at your local corner lot, she knows a lot about trees. She sells 12 to 1,500 cut-your-own Monterey Pines every year. KCRW visited the farm: