Did you know? The primary species of Christmas Trees grown in Maryland are Scotch Pine, White Pine, Blue Spruce, Douglas Fir, and Fraser Fir according to the Maryland Christmas Tree Association. Preservation Maryland works to protect the state’s cultural landscapes and supports it’s regional legacy businesses, so this holiday season we feature three of Maryland’s oldest Christmas tree farms:
From award-winning libations to botanical skincare lines to food items steeped in Maryland tradition, this year’s Holiday Gift Guide showcases the diversity and creativity that exists among Maryland’s makers. While making your list and checking it twice, we hope you enjoy reviewing the unique gift options which can be found through the fabulous businesses in our great state.
The historic Lovely Lane United Methodist Church in Baltimore City was recently awarded a grant by the National Fund for Sacred Places, a joint program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Partners of Sacred Places – the first church in Maryland to be included in the program.
When you spend money along Maryland’s Main Streets, you’re supporting local businesses and the historic properties that they steward. If you like window shopping by foot, trying new local restaurants, collecting art and antiques – and need to do some holiday shopping – then Small Business Saturday held on November 30, 2019 is for you!