Real Christmas Trees Still Top Artificials

November 22nd, 2016 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Christmas is an experience. There are many factors that contribute to the whole holiday experience including the smell of fresh-baked cookies, the sound of festive music, the peppermint taste of a candy cane and the fresh pine aroma of an authentic Christmas tree. There is nothing like coming downstairs early Christmas morning to that natural […]

Plants and Safety: Picking Plants to Deter Burglars

November 15th, 2016 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Plants add life and character to your property. They are pretty to look at and allow us to be in touch with nature, even when our homes are located in the middle of suburbia. Some plants, though, offer more than just aesthetics; they can also help deter burglars and other home invaders. Most people think […]

Now’s the Time to Trim Up Vines

November 8th, 2016 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

If left unchecked, the vines around your home can really begin to take over and become a mess. Now that fall is here and the cooler temperatures have settled in it’s the perfect time to trim up some of the vines on your home. If the vines of your home are Pyracantha, cotoneaster or ceanothus […]

Late Season Planting: Tips for Success

November 1st, 2016 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

While many think that the planting season comes to a full halt in fall, it can actually be a great time to plant shrubs, trees and certain other plants. There are also a number of excellent benefits to late-year planting. November and even December can be great months to plant, as long as you follow […]