Category: Deciduous Trees

How To Reuse Your Christmas Tree

December 26th, 2022 | 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. With that being said, most people just throw away their Christmas tree right after the holiday, but there are several other things you can do instead of trashing it. There are ways to reuse and […]

Why Composting is Beneficial for Your Garden and the Environment

November 7th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Composting for your garden

As we get into the month of November, you’re probably putting away your lawn tools and gardening equipment for the winter season. Even though we’re finishing up our lawn chores and landscaping tasks, we can still maintain our gardens in different ways during the off-season. Composting is a great way to recycle your food waste […]

How to Prepare Your Spring Gardening During the Winter Season

October 24th, 2022 | 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 As we approach the winter season, and yes, it’s coming soon, it’s important to start preparing for the next season of planting. Spend the cold season preparing for your upcoming springtime planting plans with […]

Importance of Fall Landscaping for Your Property

October 6th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

When it comes to landscaping, the Spring Season is usually the time homeowners get out to work in their yard. With cleanups, weeding, edging, and mulching, springtime is crucial. Everyone desires to have a beautiful, clean landscape for the summer season, but during the Fall, it’s a good time to clean-up the yard before winter […]

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 […]

3 Fast Growing Deciduous Trees for Your Yard

December 28th, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Red Oak tree with autumn colored leaves overlooking a yard.

After the long winter months, we look forward to the blossoming trees of spring. Deciduous trees are the most common kinds of trees to see in neighborhoods this time of year. These trees have wide and flat leaves with branches that spread out, giving a rounded shape. Their leaves fall off at the end of […]

How to Attract More Hummingbirds Next Summer

December 22nd, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Hummingbird in the Spring

It’s currently December, which means most homeowners aren’t thinking about their gardening, but sometimes it’s good to be prepared and ready for the warmer months ahead of time. Our favorite little birds have left for the winter, so it’s sad to think about them, since they’re not around right now. The good news is we […]

Tips for Planting Trees in Late Fall

October 29th, 2021 | 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 even in the late Fall season. Trees and shrubs planted during this time will focus on creating a solid foundation by deeply rooting themselves. This is not […]

How to Protect Young Trees Against Frost Damage

September 22nd, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
How to Protect Young Trees Against Frost Damage

Winter is quickly approaching, and that means that the temperature is going to be inching closer and closer to freezing in a couple months. This could present problems for any young trees that you have planted on your property. While many plants are capable of surviving harsh winters, there are some tree species that are […]

All About Deciduous Conifers

July 23rd, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Dawn Redwood in Autumn

It’s one of those things you learn in school: deciduous trees have leaves that fall off each year while coniferous trees have needles that stay on year round. You were likely taught that trees fall into these two categories, but many people don’t know that there’s a third category that straddles the two. Known as […]