For Pennsylvania Christmas tree grower, Larry Snyder, growing trees is more than a business, he says it’s all about “joy and happiness.” And he says his job provides a lot of that.
“Raising a product which will be one day in someone’s home creating happiness and joy for those people,” Snyder said.
And one of those families, the Trump family. And their home, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington D.C. On Monday, a horse-drawn wagon carried a 23-foot Douglas Fir to First Lady Melania Trump. Snyder’s tree will set up shop in the Blue Room. Snyder and his family were in D.C. earlier his week to personally deliver the tree to the First Lady.
“My grand children are only going on three and seven, and they have found it just marvelous,” Snyder said. “The epitome of my tree farming career.”
Snyder’s tree-growing career started back in 1979.
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