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. […]

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!   […]