Month: February 2013

San Francisco, bare root trees are nature’s antidepressants

February 22nd, 2013 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

At Cold Stream Farm, we deal in wholesale/retail bare root trees and shrubs.  What is a bare root tree?  A quick refresher: bare root trees are carefully dug up at nurseries, with the dirt around the roots removed, and sold.  As a result, they have a well-developed root system.  They are not grown in containers […]

Planting Deciduoud Trees: Tuliptrees

February 21st, 2013 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

“Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky.” – Kahlil Gibran, Sand and Foam The Liriodendron tulipifera, commonly referred to as a tuliptree, is a large deciduous tree, native to the Eastern part of the United States. With massive trunks, the tuliptree can easily grow to be 70 feet to 90 feet tall, […]

Winter storm Nemo and your trees

February 8th, 2013 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

The Northeast braces for a dangerous and possibly history-making blizzard.  Erin McClam, staff writer for NBC News, writes, “A crippling and potentially historic winter storm barreled toward the Northeast on Thursday, threatening tens of millions of people with 2 feet of snow.  Boston canceled school and braced for one of its worst blizzards of all […]

An Early Spring for Deciduous Trees

February 1st, 2013 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Early Spring for Red Maple Trees

An early start to spring is in the cards for trees in the continental United States. According to an article from Planet Save, “new spring leaves might start to bud up to 17 days earlier in the coming century then they did prior to the current anthropogenic climate change.” This research is courtesy of a […]