Trees are Truly Incredible Living Things

October 24th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
replanting trees

Trees are truly magnificent. These living beings are what makes the world go around. From capturing pollutants to releasing oxygen and clean air into our lives, we take trees for granted sometimes. Preserving our trees is something that needs to be a priority when it comes to environmental conservation. Many people disregard it in their […]

Will Trees Help to Save Us?

October 22nd, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Planting trees

The world has been dealing with the climate change issue for many years. We’re seeing natural disasters become more severe and frequent in recent years, and the question has always been how can we reverse this progression? We can look to trees for some help with the environmental impact. How Can Trees Help? Well, planting […]

Benefits of Sprucing Up Your Flagstone Patio

September 28th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Patio with plants and flowers around it

Having a flagstone patio is great because it creates a natural atmosphere in your backyard. To spruce up your yard even more, think about planting flowers and other ground cover around your flagstone patio to create a beautiful garden throughout your yard. If you have a flagstone patio, but you don’t have anything to brighten […]

Why Planting Trees is So Important for the Environment

September 17th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Our climate is changing, and many natural disasters are destroying our environment. Trees on our planet play a very important role in sustainable life, which is why it’s important for us, as human beings to keep on planting trees for the benefit of the environment and our own lives. Preserving life on Earth can only […]

Decorate Your Garden with Vines

August 19th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Vine plant growing alongside wall

Decorating and planting in your garden usually stops with the basic flowers and plants, but why not spruce up your garden with some vines to create a unique landscape? Vines are rather interesting plants because they don’t grow like regular flowers. Vines are unique in that they grow according to their surroundings. If a vine […]

Looking to Add More Shade? Here are Some of the Fastest Growing Trees for the Best Shade

July 6th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Aspen trees in forest for shade

Many homeowners with a good amount of land have trouble finding shade, especially if they’re somewhat of a distance from the woods. The good thing is you can plant trees in your yard that will quickly grow for the shade that you want. Just make sure you know what you’re getting into with maintenance!   […]

Learn About Composting

May 29th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Using Compost

May 29th is Learn About Composting Day. Compost is a nutrient-rich organic matter that helps enrich the soil. If you have a garden, introducing compost to your soil can significantly benefit your plants and soil. Composting also helps reduce your carbon footprint by reusing organic materials that would otherwise be thrown away. Compost can be […]

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 […]

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 […]

Planting Grass This Spring

April 14th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Planting Grass this Spring

There is nothing like seeing a home surrounded by vibrant, green grass, but planting grass is not as easy and artless as simply laying down the seeds. It is imperative to research proper grass planting techniques and timing, this all starts with choosing the best time to plant. So when is the best time to […]