Category: energy savings

Spend the Winter Preparing for Spring Planting

January 10th, 2023 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Winter gardening for the spring season

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 your cold season preparing for your upcoming springtime planting plans with these helpful tips. Plan Out a […]

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 […]

Winterizing Your Garden

September 27th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Winterizing Your Garden

As the Fall season begins its full swing of weather change, our gardens and yards will start to look different. The Fall season is the time of year where we start to think about how we can get our gardens ready for the winter season. In the Northern United States, our Fall starts sooner than […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

What Plants Grow Naturally in Your Backyard?

April 15th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Many landscaping enthusiasts, especially those who may be undertaking a personal project for the first time, often get really excited at the prospect of using a wide array of flora and fauna available through nurseries and elsewhere. With the Internet as a resource, it’s easy to get carried away with the incredible variety of intriguing […]

Trees Making Their Way to Indoor Spaces

January 31st, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

It’s an interesting concept having trees in an indoor space. From offices to residential living, trees are making their way to the interior of buildings for several different reasons. We may think of this concept as somewhat weird and unusual because it is, but it may be somewhat normal in the near future. We always […]