Cold Stream Farm Blog

Consider Planting Fruit this Spring

January 17th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Blueberry Bush

Even though winter is upon us, it isn’t too early to start thinking about spring and what you’ll be planting come that time. If you’re looking to add some fruiting plants to your home, then take a look at some of the options Cold Stream Farm has to offer. American Plum Also known as the […]

3 Fast Growing Deciduous Trees for Your Yard

December 28th, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Red Oak tree with autumn colored leaves overlooking a yard.

After the long winter months, we look forward to the blossoming trees of spring. Deciduous trees are the most common kinds of trees to see in neighborhoods this time of year. These trees have wide and flat leaves with branches that spread out, giving a rounded shape. Their leaves fall off at the end of […]

How to Attract More Hummingbirds Next Summer

December 22nd, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Hummingbird in the Spring

It’s currently December, which means most homeowners aren’t thinking about their gardening, but sometimes it’s good to be prepared and ready for the warmer months ahead of time. Our favorite little birds have left for the winter, so it’s sad to think about them, since they’re not around right now. The good news is we […]

Winter Garden Maintenance

December 16th, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Winter Gardening

Underneath all that snow in your garden beds are flowers, shrubs and trees that will most likely survive the cold and ice and won’t skip a beat come springtime. That’s a big most likely, though. To make that ‘most likely’ a certainty, it’s always a good idea to inspect your shrubs, trees and other plants […]

Protecting Your Trees From the Winter Elements

November 29th, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Planting Trees and protecting them in the winter

All across America and no matter the climate zone, winter is approaching. For many states across the United States, winter is a significant change in temperatures and weather. Trees in these areas can be affected by the winter elements, so it’s very important to take measures to ensure the health and safety of your trees […]

Benefits of Shrub Gardening

November 16th, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

We all know fall is one of the better times to be planting new trees, plants and shrubs, but what about the benefits of actually planting shrubs? Most people think of shrubs as just the filler plant that you put in place when you don’t know what else to put there. But there are a […]

How Wildfires Are Affecting Our Trees

November 12th, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Giant Sequoia Tree

Wildfires happen every year in the United States. Some years, they are more devastating than others with the destruction of forests, homes, and sometimes even towns out in the Western United States. Trees are resilient living beings, but they can be destroyed. This has been a real problem for our ecosystem and environment as trees […]

Tips for Planting Trees in Late Fall

October 29th, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

One of the best times for planting trees, shrubs, and other plants is late fall or early winter. There are a number of excellent benefits to late-year planting even in the late Fall season. Trees and shrubs planted during this time will focus on creating a solid foundation by deeply rooting themselves. This is not […]

Tips for Growing Bare-Root Trees

October 26th, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Planting Trees and protecting them in the winter

If you’ve decided that you want to plant bare-root trees, congrats! It is a fun and relatively simple process, but it does take a bit of work and care. Whether you aren’t sure how to go about it or you haven’t had great luck in the past, we’re here to help. Check out the following […]

Importance of Planting Trees After Some of Them Die

October 21st, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Trees live long lives in the wild, but many do die off after years and years. It’s the circle of life working perfectly. When we have trees on our property, we can see them die off right before our eyes due to several different reasons. Natural elements like severe storms, hurricanes, tornadoes, and more will […]