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 […]

Understanding Grouse and How to Attract Them

May 30th, 2018 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Wood Grouse

Grouse are game birds that are known for having plump bodies and feathered legs. They’re also known for the low-pitched drumming sounds that they make when they take their wings and open and close them very quickly. By “drumming on air,” grouse are able to emit sounds that are unlike anything else you’ve ever heard […]

Late Season Planting: Tips for Success

November 1st, 2016 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

While many think that the planting season comes to a full halt in fall, it can actually be a great time to plant shrubs, trees and certain other plants. There are also a number of excellent benefits to late-year planting. November and even December can be great months to plant, as long as you follow […]

Can Certain Trees Actually Fight Against Climate Change?

March 24th, 2016 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Trees and Climate Change

Since we were children, we were taught the importance of trees to our Earth and to ourselves. Through photosynthesis, trees take in carbon dioxide and exhale oxygen for us to breathe. With the growing concerns about our planet’s well-being, it may be more important now than ever to plant trees throughout your local community and […]

Volunteers Strive to Help Michigan’s Tree Population

March 23rd, 2013 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

In today’s busy world, it is easy to forget about the living environment that we share with the rest of nature. There are many good reasons for wanting to have a large population of healthy trees around the planet, but action must be taken if trees are going to survive. One organization dedicated to tree […]