How Planting Trees Can Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

August 1st, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
- boy and man planting seedling

Given the current state of our planet, it is important to conserve energy and reduce waste anywhere possible. Energy produced from non-renewable sources, can lead to air pollution which negatively impacts our health and the health of Earth.  There are many ways to combat this issue and it is important to be aware of the […]

Tips for Creating A Sensory Garden

July 9th, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Tips for Creating A Sensory Garden

There are many elements that go into creating a lush garden. What distinguishes an average garden from a sensory garden are the design elements. A well-designed sensory garden will entice the senses through smell, touch, taste, and sight and sound. There are many different ways to create a sensory garden, here are a few tips […]

Plants That Increase Your Home Security

July 2nd, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Plants That Increase Your Home Security

Installing a home security system, locking your door when you are away from home, and leaving a timer to switch lights on and off are all great ways to thwart thieves. In addition to those methods, certain plants can add an extra layer of security for your home.  Plants add both life and character to […]

Enhance Your Home’s Curb Appeal

June 25th, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Enhance Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Summer has officially started and now is a great time to enhance your home’s curb appeal. Curb appeal is your home’s visual attractiveness as seen from the street. This is important for all homeowners, whether you are planning to sell or not. Enhance Your Home’s Curb Appeal Summer has officially started and now is a […]

Reasons to Buy Plants From a Wholesale Nursery

May 31st, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Buying Plants From a Wholesale Nursery

Cold Stream Farm is a wholesale/retail bare root tree and shrub nursery in Michigan. What are the benefits of buying plants from a wholesale nursery rather than a corporate store? Quality First, consider the quality. Big box stores treat their merchandise poorly. It doesn’t receive the attention and care that a wholesale nursery gives… so […]

Things to Know About Deciduous Plants

May 10th, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Deciduous Plants

Cold Stream Farm is a wholesale/retail bare root tree and shrub nursery in Free Soil, Michigan. We offer a variety of plants for sale, including deciduous shrubs and trees. What are some things we think you should know about deciduous plants? Deciduous Meaning First things first– what does the word deciduous mean? It refers to […]

The Benefits of Bare Root Tree Planting

March 22nd, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Bare Root Tree Planting

Are you in the market for some new trees for your property? Bare root trees might be your best option. Bare root trees are dug up and then sold without any soil surrounding their roots. What’s more, there are many advantages that come along with planting them in the ground. Here are the benefits of […]

The Maidenhair Fern Is a Great Indoor Plant For Your Home

March 19th, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Maidenhair Ferns

Cold Stream Farm makes it a priority to offer an extensive inventory of shrubs, trees and plants to suit a wide range of needs.  While most of our plants are meant for the outdoors, there are a few that can thrive as houseplants as well.  Take ferns for instance. Although many people use them as […]

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Featuring the Lilac Flower

February 18th, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Rich Green and Purple Spring Lilac Flowers

The gorgeous lilac flower is just one of the many popular deciduous shrubs we offer at Cold Stream Farm. With a mesmerizing fragrance and lovely charm, lilacs quickly beautify your garden with pops of inviting color. The history of the lilac is rooted in a story of infatuation. According to Greek mythology, the beauty of […]

Understanding a Wildlife Habitat

February 13th, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Large Wildlife Habitat with River

Successful wildlife habitats must include the essentials needed to sustain the life within them including food, water, and shelter. An important part of a wildlife habitat is plants, shrubs, and trees, all of which work to provide protection, shelter, and food, for wildlife. Every animal species requires different types of food to survive depending on […]