Category: planting trees in Michigan

Winterizing Your Garden

September 27th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Winterizing Your Garden

As the Fall season begins its full swing of weather change, our gardens and yards will start to look different. The Fall season is the time of year where we start to think about how we can get our gardens ready for the winter season. In the Northern United States, our Fall starts sooner than […]

Plan Accordingly When Planting Trees

August 22nd, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Person planting a tree in the fall on their land

Although the best time for planting trees is late winter or early spring, many people plant trees in autumn. As we near the end of August, the temperature will begin to cool and our thoughts will focus on preparing our kids for back to school, the seemingly endless parade of holidays and doing last minute […]

The Benefits of Having Outdoor Plants Around Your Home

July 19th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
planting trees and shrubs in backyard

As a homeowner, it’s important that your home and landscape presents itself as a welcoming and naturally beautiful environment. If you have natural vegetation around your home, you’re already off to a good start, but this doesn’t mean you can let your guard down. Landscaping takes time and effort to keep everything maintained, and sometimes, […]

The Tallest Trees are Fighting for Survival Against Worsening Conditions

June 17th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Sequoia Trees in the summer time

People all over the country and even the world flock to see the world’s tallest and some of the oldest trees. The Sequoias and the Redwoods are some of the most resilient trees in the world, especially due to the wildfires that occur almost every year in the regions where they live. As climate change […]

Trees to Plant for a Shady Environment

June 9th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Canadian Hemlock

Looking for new plantings for a shady plot of land? Unfortunately, not all tree species will flourish if they don’t receive direct sunlight each day. That’s why its typically a good idea to select shade-tolerant species for these locations. Check out just a few of the tree species that thrive in low-light environments below! Hemlock […]

Create Container Gardens to Decorate Your Home or Business

April 30th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Container Gardens

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 […]

Types of Trees that Survive a Dry Site

April 24th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Types of Trees that Survive a Dry Site

When most people think about trees and plants and how they survive, the first thing that comes to mind is that they need water to grow and thrive. Those people are not wrong. Trees are more likely to survive when they have plenty of sunshine and natural rainfall. Unfortunately, this ideal situation is not always […]

What Plants Grow Naturally in Your Backyard?

April 15th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Many landscaping enthusiasts, especially those who may be undertaking a personal project for the first time, often get really excited at the prospect of using a wide array of flora and fauna available through nurseries and elsewhere. With the Internet as a resource, it’s easy to get carried away with the incredible variety of intriguing […]

Can Certain Trees Actually Fight Against Climate Change?

March 9th, 2022 | 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 […]

Trees Making Their Way to Indoor Spaces

January 31st, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

It’s an interesting concept having trees in an indoor space. From offices to residential living, trees are making their way to the interior of buildings for several different reasons. We may think of this concept as somewhat weird and unusual because it is, but it may be somewhat normal in the near future. We always […]