April 26, 2015

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 11/29/2012

"I don't want to eat trees."

-- Mark Trefethen, who sets up six Southwest Florida Christmas tree lots each year

If you are engaged in the chancy art of Christmas tree sales, the one thing you want to avoid is the need to “eat your trees.”

It looks like that sad circumstance, which means shredding left-over conifers and profits simultaneously on Christmas Day, will be minimized this year, as newly confident consumers come out in force, determined to host a happy holiday.

Read more at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.

Digital Access

DIRECT DIGITAL ACCESS
Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single digital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.

ACCESS THIS ISSUE »

Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

Chipola Feather Fest Preview
Chipola Feather Fest Preview

Between April 24-26 the Great Florida Birding & Wildlife Trail festival will take place in the Chipola area of the Florida Panhandle. See what the birders are looking for.

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

About the Everglades, we should...

  • Increase efforts toward restoration, esp. in light of rising sea level
  • Status quo - keep trying to fix it, as we have been
  • Get realistic. We will never restore it with millions living in South Florida.

See Results

Ballot Box
Subscribe