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Keep Out the Cold! 10 Places to Get Firewood on LI

LongIsland.com

December 21st marked the first day of winter though it may not quite feel like it with the unusually high temperatures we’ve been having.

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December 21st marked the first day of winter though it may not quite feel like it with the unusually high temperatures we’ve been having. But if you think back to just a year ago massive blizzards struck Long Island without a sound, leaving many of us stranded inside our homes with little to do but wait for the town workers to dig us out. While there doesn’t seem to be any large snow storms in sight it can’t hurt to be prepared. Besides stocking up on canned goods and non-perishables it may prove wise to build yourself a decent pile of firewood. The following list provides you with nurseries and landscaping businesses that will be able to help you keep warm this winter whether you’re snuggling up for a romantic night in with a loved one or have a cozy story-time with family. Remember to always practice fire safety.

 

  1. Long Island Firewood – (800) 963-7133
    Sound Avenue, Riverhead
  1. Chilly Winds Firewood – (631) 732-8936 / website
    46 West Field Road, Coram
  1. Woodside Nursery & Garden Center – (631) 758-1491 / website
    134 East Woodside Avenue, Patchogue
  1. Kiln Dried Firewood – (631) 259-8733
    46 Wyanet Street, Selden
  1. 3 Village Firewood – (631) 371-2641
    544 C Route 25A, Port Jefferson
  1. Long Island Firewood and Mulch – (631) 335-4058 / website
    (they deliver!)
  1. Long Island Firewood – (631) 277-6266
    2190 Sunrise Highway, Islip
  1. Prianti Farm – (631) 499-0772 / website
    47 East Deer Park Road, Dix Hills
  1. Island Firewood – (516) 731-6615
    16 Falcon Lane, Levittown
  1. Paccione Firewood – (516) 889-1576 / website
    27 Quebec Road, Island Park