Create Container Gardens to Decorate Your Home or Business

June 28th, 2016 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Flowers, shrubs and ferns can be planted in just about anything. Although they’re ideally found in luxurious garden beds tucked under a blanket of mulch or soil, they’re also used for other things such as pots, hanging baskets, window baskets, wheel barrows and anything else you decide to get creative with. One great way to […]

Identifying and Treating Common Spruce Tree Problems

June 20th, 2016 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

When it comes to the well-being of the majestic spruce, the war against disease is a never-ending fight. Two enemies who are always on the radar are those pesky spider mites and needle cast diseases. Half of winning the battle is knowing what you are up against. Read on and discover what issues these threats […]

When You Sleep, They Sleep: Study Claims Trees ‘Sleep’ at Night

June 14th, 2016 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Avid gardeners may have noticed that some flowers close their petals during the night, only to reopen once the sun rises. Well, according to The Washington Post, scientists at Hungary’s Center for Ecological Research have stumbled upon the same phenomenon occurring in trees. While they were testing the effectiveness of lasers to measure the trees’ […]