Month: September 2012

Is Autumn a Second Spring for Gardeners?

September 25th, 2012 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Short answer: Yes. Long answer: Autumn offers a lot that spring and summer do not for planting. A lot of it comes down to temperature. For the gardener, most would agree that autumn weather is more bearable for extended time outdoors, bent over dirt and leaves, moving around plants of various sizes. The air smells […]

3 Tips for Transplanting Conifers

September 12th, 2012 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

According to some gardeners, autumn is the best time of year to plant conifers. So, for those of you who wish to take advantage of this Fall season, here are some tips on transplanting conifers: 1 – Don’t Plant Above Root Flare – Transplanted conifers, like any uprooted plant, can have compromised root structures. That’s […]