ONE DOWN, ONE TO GO - I f you know what you're doing, you can cut your own tree. But if you find yourself stumped, Bob will do the honors with his well-oiled chainsaw. Here he drops a spruce for a two tree family who have been customers for years.      (Sentinel photos by Sharon Kane Zohne)

THE ROOT OF HEAVEN - Amid the glory of Autumn, tree farmer Bob Herrmann strides through his field of dreams-come-true. With him are faithfull companions "Buddy" and "Sheba".

Harvest a holiday memory at the Herrmanns'


TOWN OF WESTERN - W. Robert Herrmann is spruced up for the hollidays.
Donning his cold-weather suit and knit red cap, Bob opened his 15-acre tree farm this weekend to families searching for the perfect spruce. He and his wife, Virginia, have premium Norway, white and blue spruce ready to be cut, all for $20 each, tax included.
Located near the hamlet of Northwestern off Tannery Road, the Herrmanns' Evergreen Farms will be open weekends 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Dec. 21.

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