Category: Cold Stream Farm

How to Help Save The Bees in Today’s Environmental Landscape

September 16th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
How to Help Save The Bees

With environmental issues on the rise, it is important to do everything possible to help conservation efforts. It is no secret that the bee population has been on the decline, and we should understand that this is an issue for the preservation of our wildlife. It’s understandable that many of us find bees to be […]

Essential Fall Gardening Tips

September 6th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Essential Fall Gardening Tips

Summer is nearing its end which means it is time for fall garden preparations. There are many steps you must take during this time to ensure the health and longevity of your garden. Colder months are ahead, and it is time to prepare your lawn and landscaping. To make sure your landscape is ready, make […]

Tips on Putting Your Garden to Bed

August 29th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Cleaning Leaves Out of Garden

How you treat your garden now will affect how thrives in the future. As seasonal changes and colder weather settle in, it is time to think about how to prepare your garden for seasonal changes. Below are some tips on putting your garden to bed for the season. Remove Debris to Prevent Pests Pests and […]

Plan Accordingly When Planting Trees

August 22nd, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Person planting a tree in the fall on their land

Although the best time for planting trees is late winter or early spring, many people plant trees in autumn. As we near the end of August, the temperature will begin to cool and our thoughts will focus on preparing our kids for back to school, the seemingly endless parade of holidays and doing last minute […]

Choosing the Correct Shrub

July 27th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Choosing the correct shrub for your yard starts with deciding on function and then moves to deciding between forms. There are a few reasons to install shrubbery in your yard. Obviously, there is great aesthetic value, whether you’ve got your heart settled on a deciduous or coniferous variety. However, your options can be narrowed down […]

The Benefits of Having Outdoor Plants Around Your Home

July 19th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
planting trees and shrubs in backyard

As a homeowner, it’s important that your home and landscape presents itself as a welcoming and naturally beautiful environment. If you have natural vegetation around your home, you’re already off to a good start, but this doesn’t mean you can let your guard down. Landscaping takes time and effort to keep everything maintained, and sometimes, […]

Benefits of Planting Bare Root Trees and Shrubs

July 11th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
bare root trees and shrubs

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. There are plenty of advantages […]

Understanding Ornamental Grasses for Landscaping

June 27th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Decorative Beachgrass

Most of the grasses we know are for a particular landscaping purpose—either they help the soil develop, are meant for soft terrain, or are beneficial to soak up water. But there are also what’s known as ‘ornamental’ grasses, which, as you might guess, are there just for decoration. They help shape and improve the appearance […]

The Tallest Trees are Fighting for Survival Against Worsening Conditions

June 17th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Sequoia Trees in the summer time

People all over the country and even the world flock to see the world’s tallest and some of the oldest trees. The Sequoias and the Redwoods are some of the most resilient trees in the world, especially due to the wildfires that occur almost every year in the regions where they live. As climate change […]

Trees to Plant for a Shady Environment

June 9th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Canadian Hemlock

Looking for new plantings for a shady plot of land? Unfortunately, not all tree species will flourish if they don’t receive direct sunlight each day. That’s why its typically a good idea to select shade-tolerant species for these locations. Check out just a few of the tree species that thrive in low-light environments below! Hemlock […]