Spring Gardening Tips 

May 2nd, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Spring Planting Tips

Spring is here, and now is a great time to get outdoors and tend to your lawn and garden. There are many tasks to be done during spring to prepare your garden for the upcoming warmer months.  Here are a few tips to ensure the success of your lawn and garden: Assess Your Lawn/ Garden […]

The Impact of Trees on Your Property + Planting Tips

February 4th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Many homes across America have trees either in their back or front yards. We see them every day when we leave, we clean up when leaves or branches when they fall, but have you ever taken the time to think about the real value they bring to your home? For starters, they provide us with […]

The Importance of Reliable Tree Tubes and Tree Shelters

January 2nd, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Tree Tubes at Cold Stream Farm

Trying to protect seedlings from local animals and weather conditions is a tough feat without a little help. Enter tree tubes, the renowned hero of helping produce healthy tree growth. Tree tubes, or tree shelters, aid in the successful growth and development of young seedlings. To work, tree tubes must be reliable and strong and […]

Trees Are the Future of This Planet

December 9th, 2015 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Planting a Tree

We are in the midst of the holiday season, but we imagine most people are finding it hard to relax and actually enjoy these days and nights. It’s hard to think of Christmas carols or Christmas cookies when the world seems to be exploding in a different way every single day. There’s so much violence […]

A Christmas Tree’s Journey Home

October 28th, 2015 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

What do you think of when someone says Christmas? Chances are you think of the glorious amount of presents you’ll have to open, but if you’re like the rest of us, you most likely think of a Christmas tree. And when you think of a Christmas tree you think of something stoic, that never moves, […]

How to get more Hummingbirds Next Summer

October 8th, 2012 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

You might be thinking… why talk about hummingbirds right as summer has ended? Yes, our favorite little birds have left for the winter, so it’s sad to think about them, since they’re not around right now. But, we can always make plans to invite them back in the Spring. In fact, you may want to […]

Is Autumn a Second Spring for Gardeners?

September 25th, 2012 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Short answer: Yes. Long answer: Autumn offers a lot that spring and summer do not for planting. A lot of it comes down to temperature. For the gardener, most would agree that autumn weather is more bearable for extended time outdoors, bent over dirt and leaves, moving around plants of various sizes. The air smells […]

3 Tips for Transplanting Conifers

September 12th, 2012 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

According to some gardeners, autumn is the best time of year to plant conifers. So, for those of you who wish to take advantage of this Fall season, here are some tips on transplanting conifers: 1 – Don’t Plant Above Root Flare – Transplanted conifers, like any uprooted plant, can have compromised root structures. That’s […]

Bringing Some Extra Color This Fall

August 29th, 2012 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

  One of the highlights of the end of summer is the turning of the leaves into bright colors all across the northeast and Midwest.  A plethora of bright reds, yellows and oranges turn landscapes into wonderful shades of color.  It’s about that time where we see the leaves just starting to turn different hues.  […]

Solid as an Oak Tree

August 22nd, 2012 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

One of the most popular trees in we find in America is the oak tree.  Cold Stream carries over seven different types of oak species.  There are a lot of benefits to purchasing this type of tree.  For one, oak wood has a density of about 0.75 g/cm3, great strength and hardness, and is very […]