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 […]

Enhance Your Home’s Curb Appeal

June 25th, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Enhance Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Summer has officially started and now is a great time to enhance your home’s curb appeal. Curb appeal is your home’s visual attractiveness as seen from the street. This is important for all homeowners, whether you are planning to sell or not. Enhance Your Home’s Curb Appeal Summer has officially started and now is a […]

Urban forests, your community and you

May 1st, 2013 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

We have discussed urban forests in previous posts. Not only is it a trendy topic, it is an all-important topic, as urban forests have the potential to completely revitalize decaying urban centers, all while reinvigorating our lust for life. If you have ever driven cross-country, especially through the Rust Belt and cities, you most likely […]

Revitalizing Detroit Through Urban Reforestation

April 9th, 2013 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

What is the quickest way to revitalize a dilapidated and beaten-down city? Start planting trees. This process is called urban reforestation. Urban reforestation is, simply, planting trees in urban environments for the purpose of city beautification and renewal, improving air quality or replacing urban trees that may have been destroyed by a natural disaster such […]

Jumpstarting nature with the bald cypress

January 23rd, 2013 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

The bald cypress, also known as taxodium distichum, is a deciduous conifer that is an integral part of the Southeastern United States as well as the Gulf Coastal Plains – from Delaware to Texas, up along the Mississippi River and down into Louisiana.  The trees are as American as Manifest Destiny and their towering bodies […]