Family Trees – Barney Continues His Grandad’s Festive Fir Sales

Barney Cox has taken on his family’s Christmas tree business at Mayo Farm on Shaftesbury’s Higher Blandford Road.

Barney’s late grandfather, Robin Porteous, planted five acres of trees for the seasonal sales forty years ago.

Barney Cox at Mayo Farm

As Barney explains, some customers are precise about the type of tree they want. And you may be surprised to hear how late some people leave their tree buying.