Trees are Truly Incredible Living Things

October 24th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
replanting trees

Trees are truly magnificent. These living beings are what makes the world go around. From capturing pollutants to releasing oxygen and clean air into our lives, we take trees for granted sometimes. Preserving our trees is something that needs to be a priority when it comes to environmental conservation. Many people disregard it in their […]

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 […]

The Benefits of Planting Trees in the Fall

September 9th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
planting tree in the fall

Many people love the spring season because that is the time where you get down to the dirty work in yard. Planting trees and other flowers in your garden brings new life to your beautiful landscape. However, there is another season to look forward to. Autumn brings beautiful colors and comforting weather, but it also […]

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 […]