Different Species of Evergreen Trees + Planting Tips

May 22nd, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Different Species of Evergreen Trees + Planting Tips

When most people think of Evergreen trees, the first thing that comes to mind is probably Christmas. Although these trees are well-known for being used as Christmas trees, there is much more to this piney plant. Here at Cold Stream Farm, however, we know that evergreens come in all shapes and sizes, and they serve […]

Benefits of Birds on Your Property 

May 8th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Attract Birds To Your Property

Birds are beautiful creatures that add a wildlife quality to your property. Along with their beauty,there are many benefits to having birds on your property.    Here are some of the benefits of having birds on your property:   Pest & Rodent control- Birds eat a variety of pests that could be living on your […]

Tips For Planting Pine Trees in Spring

February 20th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

  Spring is just around the corner, so now is a great time to start getting your garden in shape for the upcoming warmer seasons. Spring is naturally a great time to plant bushes and trees, and pine trees are no exception. If you are considering planting some pine tree saplings this year, here are […]

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 […]

Clever Ways to Reuse Your Christmas Tree This Year

December 27th, 2017 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Christmas has come and gone, and that means before too long it will be time to take down the ornaments and haul your Christmas tree out to the curb. But if you don’t want to send your tree to a landfill this year, there are a number of other ways you can reuse it as […]

Did You Know Michigan is a Leading Producer of Christmas Trees?

November 20th, 2017 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

A supply shortage is driving up Christmas tree prices in some areas this season, but the residents of Michigan shouldn’t have too much to worry about. That’s because our state is the third-leading producer of Christmas trees in the nation, with a harvest of roughly three million fresh trees each year.  It also produces the […]

Shortages Expected to Cause Bump in Christmas Tree Prices

November 7th, 2017 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Is there a specific type of Christmas tree that you like to have in your home during the holiday season? If so, you may want to consider getting your tree early this year. That’s because a Christmas tree shortage could make hard to find some popular species of evergreens this year. The shortage is something […]

Real Christmas Trees Still Top Artificials

November 22nd, 2016 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Christmas is an experience. There are many factors that contribute to the whole holiday experience including the smell of fresh-baked cookies, the sound of festive music, the peppermint taste of a candy cane and the fresh pine aroma of an authentic Christmas tree. There is nothing like coming downstairs early Christmas morning to that natural […]

Needles vs. Leaves: A Plant Evolution

September 13th, 2016 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Trees come in all shapes and sizes, but all of them have either the ability to grow leaves or needles – never both, and never neither. Trees that can grow leaves are called deciduous trees, while those that can grow needles are called conifers, something you may have forgotten since high school science class. The […]

Place Your Fall Tree and Shrub Order Now

July 14th, 2016 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Summer is the perfect time to start thinking about reserving fall trees and shrubs. We’re now taking orders for the fall to help improve your landscape. Take a look at the full selection of plants available from Cold Stream Farm. Evergreens Evergreen trees are always a popular option for decorating a landscape. As the leading […]