Plant Fresh Fruit this Spring

January 6th, 2017 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Even though winter is upon us, it isn’t too early to start thinking about spring and what you’ll be planting come that time. If you’re looking to add some fruiting plants to your home, then take a look at some of the options Cold Stream Farm has to offer. American Plum Also known as the […]

Deer Proof: Protecting Your Young Plants

December 29th, 2016 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

How often have deer or other wild animals discouraged you from growing a garden? Have you ever had saplings or any other type of young plants cut down in their prime by a doe, buck and their hungry fawns? The deer population has been growing and it is becoming increasingly difficult to grow trees and […]

Winter and Ferns: What to Know for Those You Grow

December 23rd, 2016 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Just because it is winter does not mean that you can’t put your green thumb to work! And, we know just the plant for you. Although ferns are the perfect option to cultivate during colder weather, you still need to know how to winterize these plants to keep them healthy and vibrant all the way […]

Spend the Winter Preparing for Spring Planting

December 15th, 2016 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

What’s better than planting your favorite flowers, trees and shrubs in the spring? How about preparing for spring planting in the winter! That’s right. Your green thumb doesn’t have to rest just because the weather grows colder. Spend your cold season preparing for your upcoming springtime planting plans with these helpful tips. Plan Out a […]

Light Right: Tips for Decorating Your Outdoor Christmas Trees

December 7th, 2016 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

One way people choose to show their holiday spirit is by decorating the outside of their homes. However, many of them choose not to decorate any trees in the front of their yard because they don’t know where to start. Don’t let that hold you back any longer. Check out these tips to help you […]

Real Christmas Trees Still Top Artificials

November 22nd, 2016 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Christmas is an experience. There are many factors that contribute to the whole holiday experience including the smell of fresh-baked cookies, the sound of festive music, the peppermint taste of a candy cane and the fresh pine aroma of an authentic Christmas tree. There is nothing like coming downstairs early Christmas morning to that natural […]

Plants and Safety: Picking Plants to Deter Burglars

November 15th, 2016 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Plants add life and character to your property. They are pretty to look at and allow us to be in touch with nature, even when our homes are located in the middle of suburbia. Some plants, though, offer more than just aesthetics; they can also help deter burglars and other home invaders. Most people think […]

Now’s the Time to Trim Up Vines

November 8th, 2016 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

If left unchecked, the vines around your home can really begin to take over and become a mess. Now that fall is here and the cooler temperatures have settled in it’s the perfect time to trim up some of the vines on your home. If the vines of your home are Pyracantha, cotoneaster or ceanothus […]

Late Season Planting: Tips for Success

November 1st, 2016 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

While many think that the planting season comes to a full halt in fall, it can actually be a great time to plant shrubs, trees and certain other plants. There are also a number of excellent benefits to late-year planting. November and even December can be great months to plant, as long as you follow […]

Preparing for Winter: Six Tasks to Do This Fall

October 18th, 2016 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Now that winter isn’t too far away, it is time to prepare your lawn and landscaping for the months to come and the cold weather associated with it. To make sure your landscape is ready, make sure to tackle these tasks before the snow starts falling. Clean Weeds Go through any plant beds around your […]

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