Cold Stream Farm Blog

Creating a Wildlife Haven: Using Trees and Shrubs to Attract Birds and Butterflies in Michigan

May 31st, 2023 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Red cedar trees for planting in Michigan

Michigan’s natural beauty extends far beyond its picturesque landscapes and scenic lakeshores. The state is also home to a diverse array of bird species and butterflies, making it an ideal destination for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers. If you’re looking to create a vibrant wildlife haven right in your own backyard, incorporating trees and shrubs […]

Spring Gardening Tips from Cold Stream Farm

May 24th, 2023 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Spring Planting Tips

Spring is here, and now is a great time to get outdoors and tend to your lawn and garden. There are many tasks to be done during spring to prepare your garden for the upcoming warmer months.  Here are a few tips to ensure the success of your lawn and garden: Assess Your Lawn/ Garden […]

Planting Trees to Create a Beautiful Landscape

May 10th, 2023 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Planting trees for landscaping

Planting trees on your property can be a beneficial for many different reasons. If you don’t have any trees on your property at this point, it could look a little bare. Adding trees to your property can create a beautiful landscape. Trees make the world go round. Our planet is filled with forests including trees […]

Trees to Plant on Your Property in the Spring

April 25th, 2023 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Red Oak Tree in Autumn

It’s time to start thinking about what you’re going to plant on your property this year. Every spring season, homeowners look forward to spring cleanup around their yard, but it’s also good to consider new and healthy trees to plant on your property to enhance the look. Here are some trees you should consider planting […]

Understanding the Cinnamon Fern for Your Yard

March 30th, 2023 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Cold Stream Farm Products

At Cold Stream Farm, we know people love ferns for their variety, with each type of fern offering subtle differences from the last. Cold Stream Farms offers ferns that work for everyone, from ferns that tolerate rough weather conditions to ferns that thrive in cold soil. The Cinnamon Fern Cinnamon ferns reach a height of […]

The Benefits of Deciduous Plants

March 23rd, 2023 | 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 […]

This Fern Is a Great Indoor Plant For Your Home

March 15th, 2023 | 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 […]

Planting Grass This Spring

March 10th, 2023 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Planting Grass this Spring

There is nothing like seeing a home surrounded by vibrant, green grass, but planting grass is not as easy and artless as simply laying down the seeds. It is imperative to research proper grass planting techniques and timing, this all starts with choosing the best time to plant. So when is the best time to […]

Get the Planting Supplies You Need for Spring

March 3rd, 2023 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

It’s never too early to start thinking about what you’ll need this spring to make sure the plants and gardens are successful. Lucky for you, Cold Stream Farm offers a wide variety of supplies to help get your growing season going. Support for Your Trees and Shrubs One of those supplies is bamboo stakes, which […]

These Shrubs will Thrive in Wet Landscapes

February 24th, 2023 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Arrowwood Viburnum

Does your yard remain wet much of the year? Does your property feature wet, marshy soil? Do you have a pond, stream or other water feature that sometimes contributes to soggy soil around the property? Planting some of these thirsty shrubs that absorb water can help you to reclaim your yard and keep your property […]