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 […]

The Benefits of Planting Trees in the Fall

September 9th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
planting tree in the fall

Many people love the spring season because that is the time where you get down to the dirty work in yard. Planting trees and other flowers in your garden brings new life to your beautiful landscape. However, there is another season to look forward to. Autumn brings beautiful colors and comforting weather, but it also […]

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!   […]

Best Times To Water Plants

February 27th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Planting trees, bushes, plants and other shrubs is a nice way to increase the aesthetic appeal of a property as well as provide some shade and privacy. It is a pretty straightforward process to plant trees, shrubs and other plants, but the real question that often comes with a little bit of uncertainty is when […]

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 […]

Winter Planting and Gardening

October 17th, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Winter Planting and Gardening

What’s better than planting your favorite flowers, trees, and shrubs in the spring? How about preparing for spring planting in the winter! That’s right. Your green thumb doesn’t have to rest just because the weather grows colder. Spend the cold season preparing for your upcoming springtime planting plans with these helpful tips: Plan a Clear […]

Plants That Increase Your Home Security

July 2nd, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Plants That Increase Your Home Security

Installing a home security system, locking your door when you are away from home, and leaving a timer to switch lights on and off are all great ways to thwart thieves. In addition to those methods, certain plants can add an extra layer of security for your home.  Plants add both life and character to […]