Month: March 2013

Jersey, free trees and energy savings

March 28th, 2013 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Did you know that one of the many benefits of healthy trees is energy savings? Trees on the sides of a house will reduce the summer electric bill. Now imagine a street lined with trees. If each house reduces its electric bill, that is a nice chunk of savings for the electric company. Additionally, an […]

In Japan, there is a war against pollen

March 26th, 2013 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Imagine a room full of people sneezing nonstop. Imagine looking into their eyes and seeing nothing but irritation. Now imagine an entire country of that… Although we specialize in bare root trees at Cold Stream Farm, we pay close attention to tree news from all over the world. Did you know that there is a […]

Volunteers Strive to Help Michigan’s Tree Population

March 23rd, 2013 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

In today’s busy world, it is easy to forget about the living environment that we share with the rest of nature. There are many good reasons for wanting to have a large population of healthy trees around the planet, but action must be taken if trees are going to survive. One organization dedicated to tree […]

Atlantic white cedar blues

March 16th, 2013 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

At Cold Stream Farm, we consider planting trees to be one of our missions. One way we accomplish this is by selling bare root trees. We also do our best in supporting conservation efforts nationwide. To hear that a group of people is planting trees is music to our ears. One such effort is happening […]

Colorado Ranger Plans to Save a Forest

March 9th, 2013 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

People of Minnesota, Scott Snelson is coming your way. Here is his story: Located in northwest Colorado, the White River National Forest has been starting to suffer from the negative effects of climate change and human impact. However, one man who cares deeply about the forest took action. For several years, Scott Snelson has been […]

Becoming a Tree City USA

March 1st, 2013 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Trees are not only a source of oxygen; they also offer beauty and distinction to the landscape in which they are rooted. According to the Arbor Day Foundation, trees add value to a home, regulate temperatures in neighborhoods and provide food for wildlife, in addition to having various other benefits. As a country, we have […]