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 […]

No Green Thumb Needed: A Shrub You Can’t Kill

January 22nd, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Pee Gee Hydrangea

Many different types of plants, flowers, and trees take a lot of care and expertise to grow. However, if you don’t have a “green thumb,” you might be searching for greenery that you can enjoy with little maintenance required. Cold Stream Farm sells a variety of shrubs that can be cared for with minimal effort, […]

The Importance of Reliable Tree Tubes and Tree Shelters

January 2nd, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Tree Tubes at Cold Stream Farm

Trying to protect seedlings from local animals and weather conditions is a tough feat without a little help. Enter tree tubes, the renowned hero of helping produce healthy tree growth. Tree tubes, or tree shelters, aid in the successful growth and development of young seedlings. To work, tree tubes must be reliable and strong and […]

Information on the Mulberry Tree

December 12th, 2018 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Berries on the Inside of a Mulberry Tree

Kids across the world have been singing about mulberry “bushes” for years now, thanks to the popular nursery rhyme, “Here We Go ‘Round the Mulberry Bush.” But in reality, mulberry bushes don’t really exist. Mulberry trees do, though, and there are all kinds of benefits that come along with planting them on your property. Cold […]

Understanding the Cinnamon Fern

October 24th, 2018 | 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. This week we are highlighting our Cinnamon Fern. Cinnamon […]

Understanding the Chestnut Tree

October 8th, 2018 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Chestnuts Fallen from Tree

At Cold Stream Farm, we offer our clients a diverse selection of tree seedlings, and other plants—each with their own unique properties that offer something different. One of our all-time favorites is the Chestnut tree, and for that, we have two types available: the American Chestnut, and the Chinese Chestnut. It is important to understand […]

Understanding the Larch Tree

September 12th, 2018 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Picture of a Larch Tree

At Cold Stream Farm, we offer a diverse selection of trees and shrubs that, we believe, hold the potential of seriously beautifying wherever they are planted. Each tree has its own set of unique qualities that provide something different to our clients and this week, Cold Stream Farm is highlighting the Larch tree. With the […]

Tips on Putting Your Garden to Bed

September 7th, 2018 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Cleaning Leaves Out of Garden

How you treat your garden now will affect how thrives in the future. As seasonal changes and colder weather settle in, it is time to think about how to prepare your garden for seasonal changes. Below are some tips on putting your garden to bed for the season. Remove Debris to Prevent Pests Pests and […]

Highlighting the Must-Have Garden Tools

July 25th, 2018 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Green Landscape in Front of House

Every gardener needs a reliable set of tools. Maintaining landscaping and planting is no simple task and having the right gear by your side can make all the difference. Regardless of your experience level, you should know what items should be in your tool shed. This helpful gardening guide from Cold Stream Farm will help […]

Understanding the Weeping Willow

July 24th, 2018 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Leaves of a Weeping Willow Against Sky

It is, perhaps, one of the most recognizable tree types in the world: the Weeping Willow. This deciduous tree species is famous for its drooping (or “weeping”) branches and leaves, which hang very low to the ground. At Cold Stream Farm, we are proud to carry Weeping Willows as many customers desire this tree’s beauty. […]