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 […]

Winterizing Your Garden

November 26th, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Winterizing Your Garden

In just a few short weeks winter will begin. If you live on the east coast, you may have already experienced the first snowfall of the season. Meteorologists have predicted a particularly rough winter as the polar vortex enters the United States. If you have a garden, you may be wondering how these cold temperatures […]

Where to Plant Trees to Save Energy

April 1st, 2013 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

When planting trees, finding the right kind of tree and the right location for the tree is great for energy conservation. According to, “Planting Trees For Energy Conservation: The Right Tree in the Right Place” by Michael Kuhns, Extension Forestry Specialist with Utah State University, planting a tree can result in energy savings. Planted in […]

Jersey, free trees and energy savings

March 28th, 2013 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Did you know that one of the many benefits of healthy trees is energy savings? Trees on the sides of a house will reduce the summer electric bill. Now imagine a street lined with trees. If each house reduces its electric bill, that is a nice chunk of savings for the electric company. Additionally, an […]