The BriarPatch compliments Thornhurst Nurseries Christmas Tree Farm. Grown on the premises are White, Norwegian and Colorado Blue Spruce Trees, as well as a great selection of Fraser Fir, Concolor Fir and Douglas Fir. Also available are beautiful, all-natural hand made Princess Pine and Incense Cedar garlands. There are wreaths made of Princess Pine, Blue Spruce and Fir greens with touches of Cedar and Orgonia and decorated with the bow of your choice.
Preseason Christmas tree tagging begins the last weekend in September.
"Of all the gifts I have each year
(Some sparkling bright and glowing)
I think the gifts I hold most dear,
Are the ones so green and growing."
Here is our Mulled Apple Cider recipe.
Served on weekends during December....
- 2 Quarts Apple Cider
- 10 Whole Cloves
- 10 Whole Allspice
- 4 (4-inch) Cinnamon Sticks
- 1/4 Cup Firmly Packed Brown Sugar
Combine all ingredients in a Dutch oven. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Remove and discard spices; serve hot. Yield 2 Quarts