Category: energy savings

Advantages of Planting Bare Root Trees

April 26th, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Advantages of Planting Bare Root Trees

If you’ve ever planted a tree on your property, chances are it was a potted tree with a soil ball on the bottom of it that contained all of the tree’s roots. Traditionally, this is the way that nurseries have sold trees to customers, but in recent years, bare root trees have become much more […]

The Benefits of Gardening on Your Property

April 16th, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Growing a garden on your property

Gardening on your property can be a chore, but it can also be a satisfying hobby. Every hobby comes with benefits to the hard work that goes into it. Gardening is one of the most rewarding hobbies you can take up, and it comes with many great benefits for your life. Gardening is Good for […]

Why You Should Choose to Plant Oak Trees

March 16th, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
planting oak trees on your property

If you’re thinking about planting a tree or trees this season, we understand you might have difficulty deciding which species to plant. If you desire to have a tree grow beautifully and fruitfully, going with Oak might be the best bet. Now, there are plenty of reasons to choose to plant an Oak Tree, but […]

The Benefits of Fruit Trees on Your Property

January 29th, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Cherry Tree in the sunlight

Having vegetation on your property can be a great benefit to your landscape. Investing in trees and other plants can turn your property into something beautiful. If you’re looking for new plants, shrubs, or trees to bring onto your property, consider planting fruit trees. There are so many benefits to planting a fruit tree on […]

Do Your Part for the Climate, Plant a Tree!

January 25th, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Trees combatting global warming

Everyone would love to combat global warming, but not everyone knows what to do. One simple way to start doing your part in helping the environment to improve is to plant trees. This may seem pretty basic, but in reality, it won’t help change the entire world. It will however be beneficial for the environment. […]

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 […]