As someone who was until very recently car-less in Toronto, let me assure you that buying a Christmas tree in this city sure can suck.
I’ve relayed Christmas trees home on the shuttle bus from the Evergreen Brick Works, then onto the TTC and then finally carried home. One year I rolled a tree across College Street in a rickety granny cart. Another year I balanced my tree on a bicycle as I walked alongside it for three blocks.
Christmas tree delivery might as well be a miracle. And this year, in Toronto, it’s actually a thing.
Starting Tuesday, November 15 through until Thursday, December 22, Torontonians can have Christmas trees delivered on Wednesdays and Saturdays between 8 am and 5 pm, along with the weekly groceries via Instabuggy.
The delivery app and online service has partnered with Toronto’s Beech Nursery to offer three types of Christmas trees; Balsam Fir, Fraser Fir and Pine trees in sizes ranging from 2.5 foot (condo-size trees) to show-stopping 12-footers (something like this I imagine).
Prices range from $34.95 to $149.95 and are subject to a $10 tree delivery fee.