Our 2020 Nursery Availability will be ready by Sept 18th!
NFF attended the IGC Show in Chicago! We enjoyed seeing New & Familiar Faces and being part of the Positive Vibe in the Industry. The 2020 Garden Season is right around the corner!
Looking for a Tree, Shrub, Evergreen, Topiary, or Perennial for your retail store or landscape installation business?...Give us a call!
The summer season is here! After a long winter and cool spring, we await warmer temperatures and sunshine!
We are approaching Week 18! Our loading docks are bustling with activity as trailers are loaded and delivered. Mother's Day will be here soon... Make sure to check out your local garden centers for a surprise for MOM!
Our Spring Nursery Shipping Season has started! The snow has finally begun to melt and we are shipping to retail stores all over the Midwest! Ask for our plants @ your local garden center!
DID YOU SEE US @ THE SHOW?
We'll be at the iLandscape Show next year - mark your calendar for January 29-31, 2020!!!
Check out our pics!
Did you know we offer Custom Strip Tags for your nursery plant order? If interested, call the office or your sales representative today! The tags are a great way to personalize your plants and save time and labor when the plants arrive at your Nursery.
Have you visited our Nursery? Visitors are surprised at the size and variety of plant material grown in beautiful rural Jackson County. We welcome you to stop in & see for yourself!
On August 10-11th Northern Family Farms hosted the WCTPA summer convention.
My favorite foliage is from the Ginkgo biloba tree. The leaves are not only beautiful but also have medicinal benefits.
The 2018 nursery shipping season is in the books & July 4th is next week! Where has the time gone?! A summer of projects, trade shows, planning, propagation, pruning, vacations, etc is in our future. We hope you enjoy the summer months as well!
We would like to take a breather here at Northern Family Farms to wish the Mother's in our lives, Happy Mother's Day! We also wish the best of luck to our retailers this weekend, may you make Moms all over the Midwest feel happy and loved!
Check out out selection of lilacs - all are retail ready just in time for Mother's Day!
Looking for some wow? Add some Ornamental Peaches to your Garden Center!
Enhance your retail center with a free banner with artwork provided by the industry's check-off committee.
Northern Family Farms attended the WNLA Summer Field Day & Trade Show and were recognized for our beautiful plant display.
Got Christmas Trees? We have Fraser & Balsam Fir and White & Scotch Pine trees. Some quantities are limited.
We are taking inventory the week of July 25th. No orders will be available for shipping or pickup on this week. We apologize for the inconvenience. Also, 2017 pricing will be available on Sept 1st.
Roses are in full bloom at Northern Family Farms. The colors are spectacular!
All of our roses are setting buds this week, getting ready for Mother's Day weekend sales. The weather has been cooperative and the nursery is bursting with new colors everyday!
NFF donates Christmas Trees to the Wisconsin Governor's Residence as the centerpieces for the annual Christmas decorations.
Check out this interactive map that estimates the peak season of fall colors across the United States.
It is that time of the year, the kids are going back to school and it is also time to place your Christmas Tree order!
At Northern Christmas Trees and Nursery, Growing Quality Trees are a Family Tradition. Northern Christmas Trees and Nursery, headquarted in Merrillan, Wisconsin, cultivates over 6,000 acres of hardy nursery stock and Christmas trees-which they ship to retail garden centers and landscape contractors all over the country as well as to Canada and Puerto Rico.
Ashley and Derek Ahl grew up on their family's massive farm in west-central Wisconsin, spending weekends and summers helping their parents and grandparents tend to plants.
We have long thought of our employees and customers as the Northern Family. Through the dedication and innovation by our family and employees, our growth and expansion of our product line has compelled a name change.
The HGTV HOME Plant Collection announces three new grower partners for its Smart & Stylish shrub line: Imperial Nurseries, Northern Christmas Trees & Nursery (NCTN) and Van Essen Nursery.
Wisconsin Christmas Tree growers are doing their part to bring the holiday spirit to troops serving far from home this holiday season.
The Lifetime Achievement Award is one of NCTA’s highest honors, recognizing years of dedication and service to the Real Tree industry. This year’s recipients were no exception. Surrounded by family and friends, Calvin and Arlene Frelk were on hand at the 2011 NCTA Convention in Huron, Ohio, to receive this prestigious award.
The small community of Merrillan in Jackson County gets its nickname as the "Christmas Tree Village" because it's home to Wisconsin's largest Christmas tree farm and proud Farm Bureau members, the Frelk and Ahl families.
John and Ginger Ahl and Cal and Arlene Frelk, owners of Northern Christmas Trees and Nursery in Merrillan, were honored by the Wisconsin Green Industry Federation (WGIF) with the Distinguished Service Award. Northern Christmas Trees and Nursery received the association’s highest honor during the Annual Convention Awards Banquet held in conjunction with Mid-Am in Chicago, Jan. 18. The WGIF honored the Ahls and Frelks for years of active membership in the Federation and several of its member associations.
Northern Christmas Trees & Nursery had the honor of supplying a 40 ft Balsam Fir Christmas tree to Lambeau Field at the Harlan Plaza on November 29th, 2006.