Different Species of Evergreen Trees + Planting Tips

May 22nd, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Different Species of Evergreen Trees + Planting Tips

When most people think of Evergreen trees, the first thing that comes to mind is probably Christmas. Although these trees are well-known for being used as Christmas trees, there is much more to this piney plant. Here at Cold Stream Farm, however, we know that evergreens come in all shapes and sizes, and they serve […]

How To Hardscape Your Garden 

May 12th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
How To Hardscape Your Garden

Hardscaping refers to the non-living elements in your garden. This can include rocks, outdoor furniture, water displays, and more. Hardscaping adds design and texture to a garden. It also creates a space to relax and unwind while you enjoy all your plants and shrubs.  Here are a few tips for hardscaping your garden:  Map Out […]

Benefits of Birds on Your Property 

May 8th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Attract Birds To Your Property

Birds are beautiful creatures that add a wildlife quality to your property. Along with their beauty,there are many benefits to having birds on your property.    Here are some of the benefits of having birds on your property:   Pest & Rodent control- Birds eat a variety of pests that could be living on your […]

Tips For Planting Pine Trees in Spring

February 20th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

  Spring is just around the corner, so now is a great time to start getting your garden in shape for the upcoming warmer seasons. Spring is naturally a great time to plant bushes and trees, and pine trees are no exception. If you are considering planting some pine tree saplings this year, here are […]

How To Reuse Your Christmas Tree

November 4th, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
close up of woman decorating tree for christmas

According to the National Christmas Tree Association, there are about 25 to 30 million real Christmas trees sold every year. Make Fresh Mulch One of the easiest and most effective ways to reuse a Christmas tree is to rent a woodchipper and turn the tree into mulch for your garden. Fresh mulch can help to […]

Tips for Planting Trees in Late Fall

October 30th, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

One of the best times for planting trees, shrubs, and other plants is late fall or early winter. There are a number of excellent benefits to late-year planting. November and even December can be great months to plant. Trees and shrubs planted during this time will focus on creating a solid foundation by deeply rooting […]

The Benefits of Bare Root Tree Planting

March 22nd, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Bare Root Tree Planting

Are you in the market for some new trees for your property? Bare root trees might be your best option. Bare root trees are dug up and then sold without any soil surrounding their roots. What’s more, there are many advantages that come along with planting them in the ground. Here are the benefits of […]

Advantages of Planting Bare Root Trees

May 15th, 2017 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

If you’ve ever planted a tree on your property, chances are it was a potted tree with a soil ball on the bottom of it that contained all of the tree’s roots. Traditionally, this is the way that nurseries have sold trees to customers, but in recent years, bare root trees have become much more […]

The Fight against Deforestation

December 27th, 2015 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Cutting down a Forest

When thinking of trees nowadays, it is tough to feel optimistic. There is always something sad in the news about dying trees or how many are facing a high risk of disease. With the climate talks in Paris taking center stage, one would hope that more environmentally friendly news would follow. While those talks have […]

Tips for Growing Bare-Root Trees

October 15th, 2015 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Planting Trees

If you’ve decided that you want to plant bare-root trees, congrats! It is a fun and relatively simple process, but it does take a bit of work and care. Whether you aren’t sure how to go about it or you haven’t had great luck in the past, we’re here to help. Check out the following […]