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 […]

Clever Ways to Reuse Your Christmas Tree This Year

December 27th, 2017 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Christmas has come and gone, and that means before too long it will be time to take down the ornaments and haul your Christmas tree out to the curb. But if you don’t want to send your tree to a landfill this year, there are a number of other ways you can reuse it as […]

Michigan DNR Finds Our Forests Are Getting Older, Larger

December 15th, 2017 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

With troubling headlines in the news about invasive species like the hemlock wooly adelgid and Asian longhorned beetle, many people have been understandably concerned about the health of Michigan’s forests in recent years. But although our state’s forests do face some considerable threats, there is some good news to be had, too. According to data […]

Study Finds Urban Forestry Can Help Prevent Asthma Attacks

December 4th, 2017 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Asthma attacks affect millions of people each year, and elevated pollution levels in cities can make things even worse. Pollution is a contributing factor in many asthma attacks, particularly in densely-populated urban areas. The good news is, planting more trees could make a big difference for city-dwellers who suffer from asthma. Researchers at the University […]

Did You Know Michigan is a Leading Producer of Christmas Trees?

November 20th, 2017 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

A supply shortage is driving up Christmas tree prices in some areas this season, but the residents of Michigan shouldn’t have too much to worry about. That’s because our state is the third-leading producer of Christmas trees in the nation, with a harvest of roughly three million fresh trees each year.  It also produces the […]

Detroit Launches Initiative to Plant 10,000 New Trees

November 14th, 2017 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Urban forestry doesn’t just make cities more attractive; it can make them healthier and more sustainable as well. Cities and towns that have an abundance of trees tend to have lower crime rates, higher property values and cleaner air. The air-purifying properties of trees are especially beneficial in industrial centers where smog and airborne particulates […]

Shortages Expected to Cause Bump in Christmas Tree Prices

November 7th, 2017 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Is there a specific type of Christmas tree that you like to have in your home during the holiday season? If so, you may want to consider getting your tree early this year. That’s because a Christmas tree shortage could make hard to find some popular species of evergreens this year. The shortage is something […]