tree farm

noun

: an area of forest land managed to ensure continuous commercial production

Examples of tree farm in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Noah Kahan Age: 27 The story: Raised on a tree farm in Vermont, Noah Kahan started writing songs at 8. Ross Raihala, Twin Cities, 11 Feb. 2024 Sustainable tree farms will grow and cut in phases, leaving certain sections open for harvesting each year and keeping others closed to give space for younger trees to grow, Rivera said. Julia Jacobo, ABC News, 1 Dec. 2023 Some tree farms even make the trees available in pots or balled in burlap so that they can be replanted at the end of the season, averting the need to recycle altogether, Chastagner said. Julia Jacobo, ABC News, 1 Dec. 2023 Purchasing at a Christmas tree farm also bolsters the local economy, as most tree farms are family-owned, Chastagner said. Julia Jacobo, ABC News, 1 Dec. 2023 The permits serves as an alternative to purchasing a tree from a stand or tree farm, some of which across the country are experiencing shortages. Julia Jacobo, ABC News, 21 Nov. 2023 Finding the perfect artificial tree isn’t any easier than finding the right real one to chop down at the tree farm. Stephanie Osmanski, Better Homes & Gardens, 8 Nov. 2023 But not everyone has the opportunity to hit the local tree farm to chop down a tree, or even spend time surveying the lots for that perfect holiday centerpiece. Carrie Honaker, Southern Living, 26 Oct. 2023 The Complete Guide to Choosing the Best Artificial Christmas Tree 02 Out of the Woods Tree Fresh off the tree farm, this glowing pine dazzles with metallic baubles and homemade pinecone ornaments. Sarah Martens, Better Homes & Gardens, 10 Oct. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tree farm was in 1941

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“Tree farm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tree%20farm. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

tree farm

noun
: an area of forest land managed to ensure continuous commercial production
tree farmer noun
tree farming noun
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