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Christmas Clean-up

It’s ‘snow’ small feat putting up your Christmas decorations! Let us help make disassembly swift and simple with our Christmas clean-up tips.


Make your life easier next holiday by wrapping lights around a Wind-Up, which helps keep them tangle free. Holds 200 count mini lights. Replace any burned out bulbs before storing them. A lightkeeper can help troubleshoot and replace burnt-out bulbs.

Watch our video Storing Light Stands


If you have children or clumsy adults helping to remove ornaments, place blankets or towels down around the tree. After the ornaments have been removed, wrap in recycled Christmas wrapping paper and place into plastic storage containers.

Fresh Christmas Trees

Utilize your Tree Transporter to dispose of the fresh Christmas tree. By placing your tree in the Tree Transporter, you avoid sprinkling needles throughout your home when moving the tree.

Keep it green by researching local recycling centers that will allow you to drop off your Christmas tree or in some cities they will pick up trees curbside.

Sweep up any needles that have fallen on the floor and then vacuum any remaining needles with an empty vacuum bag or canister.

Life-Like Christmas Trees

Protect your investment by carefully disassembling your tree following these simple steps:

  1. Start by removing the top section and slightly fold the branches upwards. Avoid folding them too firmly or not at all. This process will prevent matting. For the next section of the tree, use a string or synch strap to fold up and tie each row or two of branches. This will ensure the tree is ready for unfolding and shaping next year. Do not tie or synch too tightly. The tips of the branches should have
    a little room to prevent matting. After the second section is folded up and strapped, remove it from the bottom section and unplug the light sets. Continue to do this with each section of the tree until the tree is fully unassembled.
  2. Properly storing your tree will greatly extend its life and appearance when you take it out of storage next year. Purchase an appropriate size tree storage bag. The bag should be bigger than the original shipping cartons, so the tree will have room to be loosely folded but not smashed. Avoid forcing the sections into a box as this will bend and mat the tips and needles, and could break the branches.
  3. Do not put your tree away if the lights are hot! Allow the lights to cool and rest for at least 30 minutes.
  4. Store your tree in a cool and dry place. In the basement off the floor, or a first-floor closet is the best place. Avoid storing in a hot attic or garage.
  5. We do not recommend moving and storing assembled trees. They are not engineered for this.

For more storage information visit A Guide to Life-like Trees

Rick Vespa shares his life-like tree storage tips in this informational video.

For more tips and tricks, visit your local English Gardens and speak with one of our experts.

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English Garden Nurseries & Garden Centers Serve the Greater Clinton Twp., Dearborn Heights, Royal Oak, West Bloomfield, Eastpointe, and Plymouth Ann Arbor Michigan Areas

Providing garden centers complete with full service landscaping, seasonal holiday stores including their enchanting Christmas Stores, and most locations even offer a full service in house florist

English Gardens Detroit MI area nurseries & garden centers are not only the areas largest garden nurseries, but they offer the largest selection of products and services found anywhere in the Clinton Twp., Dearborn Heights, Royal Oak, West Bloomfield, Eastpointe, and Plymouth Ann Arbor Michigan regions providing full service garden centers, full service landscaping and landscape design, seasonal holiday stores including their enchanting Christmas Stores, the largest selection of Patio Furniture in Michigan, and most locations even offer a full service in house florist for flower arrangements for every day as well as those special occasions such as wedding flowers, event flowers, sympathy and funeral flower arrangements, prom flowers, and more!

Our nurseries and garden centers have the areas largest selection of plants, flowers, shrubs, annuals, perennials, and patio furniture. Garden supplies are in abundance, with everything from garden tools and accessories, to garden and potting soil, mulches, bagged garden stone, pots and so much more. We have everything you need for your outdoor gardening needs.

Landscaping? Count on the professional landscape contractors and designers at English Gardens to Make Your Property Beautiful! We offer both DIY landscaping assistance and full service landscape design and construction with our in house landscaping company.

Our floral designers can create perfect floral arrangements for weddings, events, funerals, proms and the like. Make the moment beautiful.

Our Christmas Stores in addition to being one of the areas best holiday experiences, are filled with live and life-like artificial Christmas trees, including flocked artificial Christmas trees, and those sometimes hard to come by 9 foot flocked artificial Christmas trees, as well as a large, ready to take home inventory, of 3 foot artificial Christmas trees, 4 foot artificial Christmas trees, 5 foot artificial Christmas trees, 7.5 foot artificial Christmas trees, 9 foot artificial Christmas trees and 12 foot artificial Christmas trees, and all of the other holiday items you need like Christmas lights, decorations, Christmas wreaths & garland of all types, and unique gifts. Make the Holiday beautiful!

English Gardens store by store offerings in the Clinton Twp., Dearborn Heights, Royal Oak, West Bloomfield, Eastpointe, and Plymouth Ann Arbor Michigan areas;

Clinton Twp. Garden Centers:

Dearborn Heights Garden Center:

Royal Oak Garden Center:

West Bloomfield Garden Center:

Eastpointe Garden Center:

Plymouth Ann Arbor Garden Center:

Be sure to visit any one of our Garden Centers for the largest selection of products and services the area has to offer. If you have any questions please call one of our stores directly in Clinton Twp., Dearborn Heights, Royal Oak, West Bloomfield, Eastpointe, and Plymouth Ann Arbor Michigan for friendly, prompt help.

Clinton Township, MI

44850 Garfield Rd. at Hall Rd.
Clinton Twp., Michigan 48038

Phone Numbers
Phone: (586) 286-6100
Fax: (586) 286-0033

Dearborn Heights, MI

22650 Ford Rd. at Outer Dr.
Dearborn Heights, Michigan 48127

Phone Numbers
Nursery: (313) 278-4433
Florist: (313) 565-8133
Fax: (313) 278-0459

Eastpointe, MI

22501 Kelly Rd. at Nine Mile Rd.
Eastpointe, Michigan

Phone Numbers
Phone: (586) 771-4200
Fax: (586) 771-4894

Plymouth/Ann Arbor, MI

9900 Ann Arbor Road W.
Plymouth, Michigan

Phone Numbers
Phone: (734) 453-5500

Royal Oak, MI

4901 Coolidge Hwy,
Royal Oak, Michigan

Phone Numbers
Phone: (248) 280-9500
Fax: (248) 280-2688

West Bloomfield, MI

6370 Orchard Lake Rd. at Maple
West Bloomfield Township, Michigan

Phone Numbers
Phone: (248) 851-7506
Fax: (248) 539-4738

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Don’t forget to come visit our enchanted Christmas Stores! We have by far the areas largest display of pre-lit and unlit Christmas trees, both Live and Artificial Life-Like Christmas trees in all sizes and varieties, the areas largest selection of Christmas lights in a variety of lengths, sizes, bulb types including energy efficient, and long lasting ,state of the art, LED Christmas lights, Christmas Garland, Christmas wreaths, Christmas decorations, and that perfect gift for that special someone!

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When it comes to the holidays other than Christmas, you won’t be disappointed, From July 4th, to Labor Day, Columbus Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Easter, Mothers and Fathers Day and more, you guessed it, you can count on English Gardens to Make the Holiday Beautiful!

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