Why Planting Trees is So Important for the Environment

September 17th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Our climate is changing, and many natural disasters are destroying our environment. Trees on our planet play a very important role in sustainable life, which is why it’s important for us, as human beings to keep on planting trees for the benefit of the environment and our own lives. Preserving life on Earth can only […]

The Benefits of Planting Trees in the Fall

September 9th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
planting tree in the fall

Many people love the spring season because that is the time where you get down to the dirty work in yard. Planting trees and other flowers in your garden brings new life to your beautiful landscape. However, there is another season to look forward to. Autumn brings beautiful colors and comforting weather, but it also […]

The Benefits of Groundcover for Your Garden

August 28th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Groundcover can help your garden be healthy

When building a garden or fixing up your old garden for the next season, you may be wondering what you should lay down on your soil in some places of the garden. You want to make sure your garden is healthy and thriving in the next season. Groundcover is one of those plants that can […]

Decorate Your Garden with Vines

August 19th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Vine plant growing alongside wall

Decorating and planting in your garden usually stops with the basic flowers and plants, but why not spruce up your garden with some vines to create a unique landscape? Vines are rather interesting plants because they don’t grow like regular flowers. Vines are unique in that they grow according to their surroundings. If a vine […]

A Little History of the Great Sequoia Trees

July 10th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Sequoia Trees standing tall

The great Sequoia Trees have been a wild phenomenon for thousands of years. These age-old trees are one of the largest and tallest trees in the world. The ancient Sequoias of California are the largest living things by volume on Earth. Many adventure enthusiasts and families travel to Sequoia National Park to witness these amazing […]

Looking to Add More Shade? Here are Some of the Fastest Growing Trees for the Best Shade

July 6th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Aspen trees in forest for shade

Many homeowners with a good amount of land have trouble finding shade, especially if they’re somewhat of a distance from the woods. The good thing is you can plant trees in your yard that will quickly grow for the shade that you want. Just make sure you know what you’re getting into with maintenance!   […]

Learn About Composting

May 29th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Using Compost

May 29th is Learn About Composting Day. Compost is a nutrient-rich organic matter that helps enrich the soil. If you have a garden, introducing compost to your soil can significantly benefit your plants and soil. Composting also helps reduce your carbon footprint by reusing organic materials that would otherwise be thrown away. Compost can be […]

Different Species of Evergreen Trees + Planting Tips

May 22nd, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Different Species of Evergreen Trees + Planting Tips

When most people think of Evergreen trees, the first thing that comes to mind is probably Christmas. Although these trees are well-known for being used as Christmas trees, there is much more to this piney plant. Here at Cold Stream Farm, however, we know that evergreens come in all shapes and sizes, and they serve […]

How To Hardscape Your Garden 

May 12th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
How To Hardscape Your Garden

Hardscaping refers to the non-living elements in your garden. This can include rocks, outdoor furniture, water displays, and more. Hardscaping adds design and texture to a garden. It also creates a space to relax and unwind while you enjoy all your plants and shrubs.  Here are a few tips for hardscaping your garden:  Map Out […]

Benefits of Birds on Your Property 

May 8th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Attract Birds To Your Property

Birds are beautiful creatures that add a wildlife quality to your property. Along with their beauty,there are many benefits to having birds on your property.    Here are some of the benefits of having birds on your property:   Pest & Rodent control- Birds eat a variety of pests that could be living on your […]