Winterizing Your Garden

November 26th, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Winterizing Your Garden

In just a few short weeks winter will begin. If you live on the east coast, you may have already experienced the first snowfall of the season. Meteorologists have predicted a particularly rough winter as the polar vortex enters the United States. If you have a garden, you may be wondering how these cold temperatures […]

How To Reuse Your Christmas Tree

November 4th, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
close up of woman decorating tree for christmas

According to the National Christmas Tree Association, there are about 25 to 30 million real Christmas trees sold every year. Make Fresh Mulch One of the easiest and most effective ways to reuse a Christmas tree is to rent a woodchipper and turn the tree into mulch for your garden. Fresh mulch can help to […]

Tips for Planting Trees in Late Fall

October 30th, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

One of the best times for planting trees, shrubs, and other plants is late fall or early winter. There are a number of excellent benefits to late-year planting. November and even December can be great months to plant. Trees and shrubs planted during this time will focus on creating a solid foundation by deeply rooting […]

Winter Planting and Gardening

October 17th, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Winter Planting and Gardening

What’s better than planting your favorite flowers, trees, and shrubs in the spring? How about preparing for spring planting in the winter! That’s right. Your green thumb doesn’t have to rest just because the weather grows colder. Spend the cold season preparing for your upcoming springtime planting plans with these helpful tips: Plan a Clear […]

Understanding a Wildlife Habitat

February 13th, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Large Wildlife Habitat with River

Successful wildlife habitats must include the essentials needed to sustain the life within them including food, water, and shelter. An important part of a wildlife habitat is plants, shrubs, and trees, all of which work to provide protection, shelter, and food, for wildlife. Every animal species requires different types of food to survive depending on […]

No Green Thumb Needed: A Shrub You Can’t Kill

January 22nd, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Pee Gee Hydrangea

Many different types of plants, flowers, and trees take a lot of care and expertise to grow. However, if you don’t have a “green thumb,” you might be searching for greenery that you can enjoy with little maintenance required. Cold Stream Farm sells a variety of shrubs that can be cared for with minimal effort, […]

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 […]

Information on the Mulberry Tree

December 12th, 2018 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Berries on the Inside of a Mulberry Tree

Kids across the world have been singing about mulberry “bushes” for years now, thanks to the popular nursery rhyme, “Here We Go ‘Round the Mulberry Bush.” But in reality, mulberry bushes don’t really exist. Mulberry trees do, though, and there are all kinds of benefits that come along with planting them on your property. Cold […]

Understanding the Cinnamon Fern

October 24th, 2018 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Cold Stream Farm Products

At Cold Stream Farm, we know people love ferns for their variety, with each type of fern offering subtle differences from the last. Cold Stream Farms offers ferns that work for everyone, from ferns that tolerate rough weather conditions to ferns that thrive in cold soil. This week we are highlighting our Cinnamon Fern. Cinnamon […]

Understanding the Chestnut Tree

October 8th, 2018 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Chestnuts Fallen from Tree

At Cold Stream Farm, we offer our clients a diverse selection of tree seedlings, and other plants—each with their own unique properties that offer something different. One of our all-time favorites is the Chestnut tree, and for that, we have two types available: the American Chestnut, and the Chinese Chestnut. It is important to understand […]