How Planting Trees Can Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

August 1st, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
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Given the current state of our planet, it is important to conserve energy and reduce waste anywhere possible. Energy produced from non-renewable sources, can lead to air pollution which negatively impacts our health and the health of Earth.  There are many ways to combat this issue and it is important to be aware of the […]

Tips for Creating A Sensory Garden

July 9th, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Tips for Creating A Sensory Garden

There are many elements that go into creating a lush garden. What distinguishes an average garden from a sensory garden are the design elements. A well-designed sensory garden will entice the senses through smell, touch, taste, and sight and sound. There are many different ways to create a sensory garden, here are a few tips […]

Highlighting the Must-Have Garden Tools

July 25th, 2018 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Green Landscape in Front of House

Every gardener needs a reliable set of tools. Maintaining landscaping and planting is no simple task and having the right gear by your side can make all the difference. Regardless of your experience level, you should know what items should be in your tool shed. This helpful gardening guide from Cold Stream Farm will help […]

Understanding What Plants and Trees Attract Rabbits

May 18th, 2018 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Tips on Attracting Bunnies

Trees and plants serve many purposes. They provide shade, oxygen, and countless products that we use every day. If you are interested in drawing rabbits to your property, you can do that with help of specific plants and trees. People want to attract rabbits for a variety of reasons, but most people do it so […]

Planting Grass: When’s the Right Time to Seed Your Lawn

March 6th, 2017 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

There is nothing like seeing a home surrounded by vibrant, green grass, but planting grass is not as easy and artless as simply laying down some seeds. It is imperative that you do your research on proper grass planting techniques and timing, and it all starts with choosing the best time to plant. So when […]

When Should You Plant Vines?

February 6th, 2017 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

If you’re a novice gardener hoping to transform your backyard, it might be tricky to know which season is best for planting certain items. For any green-thumb hopefuls who want to add vines to their garden, check out our tips below on the best time of year for vine planting. Vines are pretty easy to […]

Bearberry: A Great Landscaper’s Plant

January 30th, 2017 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Spring is almost here, so gardeners and landscapers around the country are starting to plan their spring gardens. Have you decided what you’ll be planting yet? One of our favorite spring plants is bearberry. If you’re looking for low-maintenance ground cover, you’ll love bearberry, too. Bearberry (arctostaphylos uva-ursi), or sometimes known as kinnikinnick, can be […]

Now’s the Time to Trim Up Vines

November 8th, 2016 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

If left unchecked, the vines around your home can really begin to take over and become a mess. Now that fall is here and the cooler temperatures have settled in it’s the perfect time to trim up some of the vines on your home. If the vines of your home are Pyracantha, cotoneaster or ceanothus […]

Preparing for Winter: Six Tasks to Do This Fall

October 18th, 2016 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Now that winter isn’t too far away, it is time to prepare your lawn and landscaping for the months to come and the cold weather associated with it. To make sure your landscape is ready, make sure to tackle these tasks before the snow starts falling. Clean Weeds Go through any plant beds around your […]

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Create Container Gardens to Decorate Your Home or Business

June 28th, 2016 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Flowers, shrubs and ferns can be planted in just about anything. Although they’re ideally found in luxurious garden beds tucked under a blanket of mulch or soil, they’re also used for other things such as pots, hanging baskets, window baskets, wheel barrows and anything else you decide to get creative with. One great way to […]