If your family prefers to deck the halls with a freshly cut Christmas tree, there are several in Middlesex County to choose from.
Here is a list of farms in Middlesex County, according to the New Jersey Department of Agriculture:
Giamarese Farm, 155 Fresh Ponds Road, East Brunswick
Open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, closed Monday through Dec. 23.
A Christmas shop, holly and garland decorations, hayrides and refreshments are available at this farm. For more information, visit www.giamaresefarm.com or call (732) 599-3988.
Griffin Nurseries, 190 Fresh Ponds Road, South Brunswick
Open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily through Dec. 22.
Griffin Nurseries offers precut trees and live trees, refreshments, and visits from Santa on the weekends.
For more information, visit www.griffinschristmastrees.com or call (732) 257-2484.
Habiak Farms, 315 Deans Rhode Hall Road, South Brunswick
Open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 23.
This farm offers a selection of pine and green decorations, in addition to the trees, such as wreaths and garland, grave blankets and holly.
For more information, call (732) 297-2737.
Barclay's Tree Farm, 35 Orchardside Drive, Cranbury
Open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 23.
Barclay's boasts more than 1,000 trees, as well as decorations, wreaths and garland for sale.
For more information, visit www.barclaystreefarm.com or call (609) 799-1855.
Lantier Tree Farm, 163 Dey Grove Road, Monroe Township
Open from 9 a.m. to dusk daily through Dec. 23.
More than 3,000 trees are available at this location, as well as decorations, a Christmas shop, refreshments and hayrides.
For more information, visit www.lantiertreefarm.com or call (732) 792-7451.
Simonson Farms, 118 Dey Road, Cranbury
Open from noon to 7 p.m. on weekdays and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends through Dec. 23. Customers are advised to call ahead on weekdays during inclement weather.
Simonson Farms offers a Christmas shop and 2,500 trees to choose from, including some over 10 feet tall.
For more information, visit www.simonsonfarms.com or call (609) 799-0140.
For a full list of Christmas tree farms in New Jersey, visit the Department of Agriculture's website.