When to Water Your Trees

July 12th, 2018 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
View of Tree Tops

Most of the country is in a drought due to hot temperatures and little rain. As a result, crops and plants are struggling to stay alive. However, trees are in desperate need of water. With the right information, arborists can figure out how often to water their trees but it’s a challenge that can easily […]

Understanding the Concept of Groundcovers

July 2nd, 2018 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Bearberry Groundcover

In any person’s garden, there is often an area where grass isn’t the best option—be it in between banks, underneath tree shade, or in other areas where grass can’t grow as well due to the availability of water or exposure to sunlight. However, many people still want landscaping there, just not the type that may […]

Understanding Ornamental Grasses

June 26th, 2018 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Decorative Beachgrass

Most of the grasses we know are for a particular landscaping purpose—either they help the soil develop, are meant for soft terrain, or are beneficial to soak up water. But there are also what’s known as ‘ornamental’ grasses, which, as you might guess, are there just for decoration. They help shape and improve the appearance […]

These Tree Species are Ideal for Shady Environments

June 19th, 2018 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Canadian Hemlock

Looking for new plantings for a shady plot of land? Unfortunately, not all tree species will flourish if they don’t receive direct sunlight each day. That’s why its typically a good idea to select shade-tolerant species for these locations. Check out just a few of the tree species that thrive in low-light environments below!   […]

How to Attract Pheasants to Your Land

June 4th, 2018 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Information on Pheasants

With any new tree or plant, you’re essentially adding to your garden’s ecosystem; an improvement that will attract a set of species that can be beneficial for your garden’s development. Pheasants, which might first appear as a nuisance can help spread seeds and allow other trees and plants to grow by feeding on them. Every […]

Understanding Grouse and How to Attract Them

May 30th, 2018 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Wood Grouse

Grouse are game birds that are known for having plump bodies and feathered legs. They’re also known for the low-pitched drumming sounds that they make when they take their wings and open and close them very quickly. By “drumming on air,” grouse are able to emit sounds that are unlike anything else you’ve ever heard […]

Understanding What Plants and Trees Attract Rabbits

May 18th, 2018 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Tips on Attracting Bunnies

Trees and plants serve many purposes. They provide shade, oxygen, and countless products that we use every day. If you are interested in drawing rabbits to your property, you can do that with help of specific plants and trees. People want to attract rabbits for a variety of reasons, but most people do it so […]

Types of Trees that Survive a Dry Site

April 27th, 2018 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Types of Trees that Survive a Dry Site

When most people think about trees and plants and how they survive, the first thing that comes to mind is that they need water to grow and thrive. Those people are not wrong. Trees are more likely to survive when they have plenty of sunshine and natural rainfall. Unfortunately, this ideal situation is not always […]

What Types of Plants Attract Turkeys

April 20th, 2018 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Wild Turkey in the Outdoors

Do you want to attract wild turkeys to your land? You can do it by providing them with plenty of cover. You can also do it by making sure they have a water source nearby. However, the most important aspect of attracting turkeys to your land is planting the right kinds of trees, shrubs, and […]

Knowing What Plants that Attract Hummingbirds

April 13th, 2018 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
How to Attract Hummingsbirds

Hummingbirds are some of the most interesting and majestic creatures in the animal kingdom. There are many fun facts associated with them including that they are only found in the Western Hemisphere and that they communicate via visual displays. Many people find hummingbirds beautiful but few people know they are attracted to specific trees; many […]