Category: planting trees in Michigan

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 […]

How Earth’s Trees are Disappearing Before Our Eyes

January 24th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Preserving our National Forests and Trees

Nations across the globe are actively fighting back against climate change and global warming. As the climate is supposed to change, human factors are speeding up the process causing destruction to our very own ecosystem. Deforestation also plays a major role in the downfall of our climate and ecosystem. Humanity has an obligation to cut […]

Consider Planting Fruit this Spring

January 17th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Blueberry Bush

Even though winter is upon us, it isn’t too early to start thinking about spring and what you’ll be planting come that time. If you’re looking to add some fruiting plants to your home, then take a look at some of the options Cold Stream Farm has to offer. American Plum Also known as the […]

How Wildfires Are Affecting Our Trees

November 12th, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Giant Sequoia Tree

Wildfires happen every year in the United States. Some years, they are more devastating than others with the destruction of forests, homes, and sometimes even towns out in the Western United States. Trees are resilient living beings, but they can be destroyed. This has been a real problem for our ecosystem and environment as trees […]

Tips for Growing Bare-Root Trees

October 26th, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Planting Trees and protecting them in the winter

If you’ve decided that you want to plant bare-root trees, congrats! It is a fun and relatively simple process, but it does take a bit of work and care. Whether you aren’t sure how to go about it or you haven’t had great luck in the past, we’re here to help. Check out the following […]

Importance of Planting Trees After Some of Them Die

October 21st, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Trees live long lives in the wild, but many do die off after years and years. It’s the circle of life working perfectly. When we have trees on our property, we can see them die off right before our eyes due to several different reasons. Natural elements like severe storms, hurricanes, tornadoes, and more will […]