Category: tree news

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 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 […]

The Oldest Known Trees

March 23rd, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Long-Lasting Trees: What Are the Oldest Known Trees?

It is no secret that trees can live for a long time, but did you know that some trees have been around for almost 10,000 years? It’s true! If you are ready to grasp just how long trees can stick around, then check out these oldest trees! Old Tjikko Known as the oldest tree in […]

Attract Hummingbirds with These Plants this Spring

March 11th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
How to Attract Hummingsbirds

Hummingbirds are some of the most interesting and majestic creatures in the animal kingdom. There are many fun facts associated with them including that they are only found in the Western Hemisphere and that they communicate via visual displays. Many people find hummingbirds beautiful but few people know they are attracted to specific trees; many […]

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 […]

Benefits of Shrub Gardening

November 16th, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

We all know fall is one of the better times to be planting new trees, plants and shrubs, but what about the benefits of actually planting shrubs? Most people think of shrubs as just the filler plant that you put in place when you don’t know what else to put there. But there are a […]

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 […]

Fall Planting Tips

September 24th, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

The autumn is a very crucial time of year for many plant varieties. The changing of the seasons typically means the dying off flowering plants that delighted during the summer months. Cold Stream Farm wants to make sure that our blog readers have all of the information they need to properly tend to their shrubs […]

When to Water Your Trees

July 5th, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
View of Tree Tops

When there is a drought due to hot temperatures and little rain, crops and plants struggle to stay alive. However, trees are in desperate need of water when there is a drought. With the right information, arborists can figure out how often to water their trees but it’s a challenge that can easily be overcome. […]