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How long my Christmas tree lasted!

December 19, 2017

My tree was delivered on December 1, making it a bit over 17 or 18 days old while writing this and about 1 week to go until Christmas. So how is it looking? Well, here is a timeline of my tree this Christmas: Firstly, my house isn’t air conditioned so it can get quite warm […]

Help! I forgot to water my Christmas tre...

December 6, 2017

It happens all the time a simple miscommunication and all of a sudden you’ve forgotten to water your tree and the stand is completely dry, what should you do? Well, unfortunately letting the stand go dry is really bad for your tree :( What to do… The best bet is to remove your tree from […]

About removal 2016/17

December 24, 2016

Thank you to our valued customers and for supporting The Christmas Tree Truck in our fourth year of operation. We love Canberra and love serving the people of Canberra. We will see you again next year! About tree removal We’re picking up trees all around Canberra between Thursday the 5th and Sunday the 8th of […]

How long does a real Christmas tree last...

November 9, 2016

Having been asked numerous times in the last few weeks, “how long do our trees last?” We figured it was time to shed some light on just how long they will last. The simple answer is 4 weeks. We have designed our delivery schedule specifically so that all our trees when properly looked after will […]

Are Christmas trees toxic to pets?

December 18, 2015

An important message for owners of indoor pets: We’ve been advised of potential danger to your pets health if it consumes the water in your Christmas tree stand, or ingests the pine needles on the tree. Please take some time to ensure your pet stays safe over Christmas: Confine your pets away from the tree […]

4 Ingredient Wreath Cake

December 7, 2015

Made from just 4 ingredients, this stunning and delicious wreath cake is sure to impress as your next Christmas party. You will need:  3 ½ cups thickened cream ½ cup icing sugar 1 cup Irish Cream liquor 500g plain chocolate biscuits (I used Arnott’s Chocolate Ripple) Fresh Cherries to decorate (approx. 300g) Method: Beat cream, […]

Jolly Gingerbread Biscuits

December 2, 2015

Fresh pine trees and warm gingerbread – there’s nothing like the smell of Christmas!. Sprinklers on freshly cut lawn, the piney smell of the Christmas tree and the spicy, treacly aroma of gingerbread. Christmas is well and truly in the air As soon as these Jolly Gingerbread Biscuits hit the oven, you will be hit […]

Potted Christmas Trees

Caring for your Potted Christmas Tree

November 14, 2014

The perfect gift! Our Potted Christmas trees make the perfect addition to your home or are an even better gift! Why not give one to your clients, tenants or even the next door neighbour, after Christmas move your tree into a bigger pot of plant them in your yard and watch it grow year after […]

Nationwide Shipping

Christmas lights and Christmas hampers -...

November 10, 2014

The Christmas Tree Truck doesn’t just sell trees! We have a wide range of icicle, outdoor and Christmas Tree lights available, the best part is we ship them nationwide. Any state, any town, anywhere! This year we also added Christmas hampers to our range, designed and created by local Canberra company ‘Hamper Art’ our hampers […]

tree for a tree

Tree for a Tree Campaign

November 3, 2014

Tree for a Tree! #tree4tree Christmas is less than two months away and we’re spreading some Christmas cheer! The Christmas Tree Truck is owned and operated by four Canberra locals and we’re always looking to support our local community, so starting on 3 November and running for 14 days, we will donate one of our […]