WITH Christmas simply across the nook, numerous us shall be fascinated about get our Christmas timber this yr.
Thankfully, B&Q has simply launched a brand new actual tree supply service with costs ranging from simply £19.
B&Q has launched residence supply for Christmas timber
The timber shall be accessible from Friday, November 20 and you’ll order direct from B&Q’s web site – DIY.com.
That is the primary time B&Q has achieved an actual tree supply service, and it signifies that anybody who’s self-isolating resulting from coronavirus will nonetheless be capable of get within the festive spirit.
The brand new service covers B&Q’s full vary of lower and potted timber, similar to the brand new Fraser Fir, a slimmer tree that’s good for smaller rooms.
B&Q’s lower Christmas timber accessible for nationwide residence supply contains:
- Nordmann fir (120cm – 150cm), ranging from £19
- Norway spruce (180cm – 210cm), ranging from £39
- Fraser fir (180cm – 210cm), ranging from £39
- Blue spruce (180cm – 210cm), ranging from £39
Commonplace supply is £5, however free for orders over £50.
Costs for timber can fluctuate considerably, so it is value buying round earlier than you make your alternative.
Some retailers run bumper offers, for example IKEA sold real trees last year for just £9.
However some locations are considerably dearer, for example John Lewis tree prices start from £75.
Learn how to take care of your actual Christmas tree
HERE’S what it’s worthwhile to know for those who’re shopping for an actual Christmas tree:
Very first thing’s first: purchase a pot (if it does not are available one already).
You will must deal with your tree identical to a houseplant and provides it water and a focus.
Be sure that the container has good drainage – and it is a good suggestion to place one thing beneath to catch the surplus water.
Examine the soil on a regular basis to ensure it isn’t drying out.
If it feels dry, give it some water. If it nonetheless feels moist, go away it alone as an excessive amount of water may also kill a tree.
Additionally verify the LED bulbs in your tree lights aren’t too sizzling as they might burn it, and preserve your tree away from radiators.
When Christmas is over, strive planting it within the backyard so you’ll be able to dig it up and use it once more subsequent yr.
It is a good suggestion to take it out of its pot while you do re-plant it although, as giant timber do not survive effectively in pots as their roots want area to develop.
All of B&Q’s actual timber are harvested from sustainable forests and 93% are grown within the UK.
New timber are planted to interchange these which have been lower, enabling the lengthy rising cycle of six to 10 years to proceed.
Every year the variety of timber planted by B&Q’s principal provider in Aberdeenshire is bigger than the quantity harvested to make sure that the Christmas timber are accountable and forest-friendly.
B&Q may even be promoting its timber in retailer – as it’s allowed to stay open all through lockdown as an “important retailer”.
There are 297 shops throughout the UK and you’ll find your nearest utilizing the store locator tool.
Best real Christmas trees to order online together with Pines and Needles and Croft and Cole.
When you do not fancy shopping for an actual tree this yr, Wilko has slashed prices of artificial trees by 20% – they usually now begin from simply £8.
Argos and Very are additionally among the retailers to bring back their half Christmas tree for many who cannot be bothered to embellish.