Tips for Growing Bare-Root Trees

October 15th, 2015 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Planting Trees

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 […]

The Psychological and Economic Benefits of Planting Trees

June 5th, 2015 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Now that we’re in summer, we are finally getting the opportunity to see trees in full bloom – green and blushing like earthen prom dresses. It instills in us a fierce rejuvenation that is impossible to ignore. We feel better, healthier, happier, ready to get out of bed with smiles on our faces, filled with […]

Planting Trees Helps the Poor

June 3rd, 2015 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

At Cold Stream Farm, we believe in fostering the growth of the environment, taking care of the world around us. One way to do this is to plant trees. There are many benefits to planting trees, many of which we’ve covered in the blog, but one benefit we haven’t touched upon is how the planting […]

How to Tell If a Shrub Is Healthy

March 4th, 2015 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Whether you have been planting shrubs for years or you are just getting started, there are a few things you should know about planting and growing shrubs. Of course, being able to identify whether or not a shrub is healthy is an important skill to have. But just how can you tell at a glance […]

Are You New to the World of Bare Root Trees?

January 16th, 2015 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

If you are new to the world of bare root trees, you may have some questions about how to plant them. While the process isn’t very complicated, we’re here to provide you with a few basic tips to help you get started. First of all, make sure you carefully unpack your tree, making sure that […]

Picking the Perfect Christmas Tree

December 12th, 2014 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

It’s that time of year again: time to pick out the perfect Christmas tree! Finding the right tree for you family doesn’t have to be a hassle. In fact, with a little preparation and information, it can be a breeze! First, be sure to measure the height of the ceiling in the room where you’ll […]

The Science of Old Trees [Video]

February 7th, 2014 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Here at Cold Stream Farm, we’re very interested in how our work can help to improve the environment and counteract the effects of pollution in neighborhoods across America. Shrubs, trees and various forms of plant life thrive off of the carbon given off by our cars, factories and more. The scientific world is always making […]

For trees, winter is a marathon

October 3rd, 2013 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

October is here. Before long, some of us will be inundated with snow. All of us, however, will be inundated with colder temperatures, a harsher climate. We have to make sure that our plants and trees are prepared for the challenge, which is why October is a great (and necessary) time to water our green […]

Jersey, free trees and energy savings

March 28th, 2013 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Did you know that one of the many benefits of healthy trees is energy savings? Trees on the sides of a house will reduce the summer electric bill. Now imagine a street lined with trees. If each house reduces its electric bill, that is a nice chunk of savings for the electric company. Additionally, an […]

Bare root trees make great Christmas gifts

December 18th, 2012 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Think outside the box this holiday season and give a loved one a bare root tree!  Although we’re currently in the midst of winter, it’s never too early to think about what trees you’re going to plant come springtime.  At Cold Stream Farm, we believe preplanning is best.  The same holds true when gifting a […]