1. Moors Valley’s Christmas Tree Shop opens tomorrow (November 30) and will be selling trees between 10am and 4pm until December 16 (or while stocks last).

The trees are sustainably grown in Britain and there’s free parking when you buy a tree. People can buy Norway Spruce trees between 4ft and 8ft along with non-drop variety Nordmann Fir from 5ft to 8ft. Holly wreaths, holly and mistletoe sprays and tree stands will also be available. Prices vary but cut trees start from around £25.

2. Take home your own hand-picked, locally sourced, sustainable Christmas tree on Saturday (December 1) when RSPB Arne hosts its popular annual Pull a Pine event. Each year members of the public are invited to help clear as many small pines as possible and as a thank you, participants can take away their own tree. The event takes place between 11am and 3pm with last entry at 2pm. Entry costs £5 per car for RSPB members and £15 for non-members. There will also be hot food and drink plus Christmas activities.

3. Cranborne Christmas Tree Farm in Daggons Road, Alderholt, has been selling Christmas trees since 1980 and boasts 50 acres with a total of around 60,000 trees. They stock a variety of species including the traditional Norway spruce and Nordmann Fir in sizes from 3ft to 12ft. Holly wreaths and tree stands are also available. They will be selling trees from their shop daily between 10am and 4pm until December 23. Alternatively, you can choose your own in the field every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Last entry to the field is 3.30pm.

5. Help the rangers at Avon Heath Country Park remove unwanted pines on December 9 and take home your own Christmas tree. There will be mince pies and hot drinks and tools provided. Costs £4 per family and booking is essential. Time slots available are 10.30am, 12pm and 1.30pm.

6. New Park Christmas Tree Sales off the A337 between Lyndhurst and Brockenhurst sells sustainably grown real Christmas trees. You can choose between Norway spruce and Nordmann fir. All the trees are grown in Britain and money raised from the tree will help the Forestry Commission maintain the forests. It’s open daily between 10am and 4pm until December 18.

7. Pines and Needles in Christchurch Road, Boscombe, will be selling 6ft to 12ft trees from 9.30am until 8pm on weekdays and from 8am until 8pm on weekends until December 23. They even offer home delivery to postcodes BH1 to BH9.