Tag: Cold Stream Farm

The Importance of Tree Tubes and Tree Shelters for Healthy Growth

November 24th, 2022 | 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. Planting trees can be a difficult task if you’re not taking care of them properly. When seasons change, it’s important to be aware of how weather elements can affect the tree’s growth and what to do to […]

How to Prepare Your Spring Gardening During the Winter Season

October 24th, 2022 | 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 As we approach the winter season, and yes, it’s coming soon, it’s important to start preparing for the next season of planting. Spend the cold season preparing for your upcoming springtime planting plans with […]

Winterizing Your Garden

September 27th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Winterizing Your Garden

As the Fall season begins its full swing of weather change, our gardens and yards will start to look different. The Fall season is the time of year where we start to think about how we can get our gardens ready for the winter season. In the Northern United States, our Fall starts sooner than […]

Tips on Putting Your Garden to Bed

August 29th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Cleaning Leaves Out of Garden

How you treat your garden now will affect how thrives in the future. As seasonal changes and colder weather settle in, it is time to think about how to prepare your garden for seasonal changes. Below are some tips on putting your garden to bed for the season. Remove Debris to Prevent Pests Pests and […]

Winter Garden Maintenance

December 16th, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Winter Gardening

Underneath all that snow in your garden beds are flowers, shrubs and trees that will most likely survive the cold and ice and won’t skip a beat come springtime. That’s a big most likely, though. To make that ‘most likely’ a certainty, it’s always a good idea to inspect your shrubs, trees and other plants […]

Tips for Planting Trees in Late Fall

October 29th, 2021 | 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 even in the late Fall season. Trees and shrubs planted during this time will focus on creating a solid foundation by deeply rooting themselves. This is not […]

Learn About Composting

May 29th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Using Compost

May 29th is Learn About Composting Day. Compost is a nutrient-rich organic matter that helps enrich the soil. If you have a garden, introducing compost to your soil can significantly benefit your plants and soil. Composting also helps reduce your carbon footprint by reusing organic materials that would otherwise be thrown away. Compost can be […]

Different Species of Evergreen Trees + Planting Tips

May 22nd, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Different Species of Evergreen Trees + Planting Tips

When most people think of Evergreen trees, the first thing that comes to mind is probably Christmas. Although these trees are well-known for being used as Christmas trees, there is much more to this piney plant. Here at Cold Stream Farm, however, we know that evergreens come in all shapes and sizes, and they serve […]

How To Hardscape Your Garden 

May 12th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
How To Hardscape Your Garden

Hardscaping refers to the non-living elements in your garden. This can include rocks, outdoor furniture, water displays, and more. Hardscaping adds design and texture to a garden. It also creates a space to relax and unwind while you enjoy all your plants and shrubs.  Here are a few tips for hardscaping your garden:  Map Out […]

Benefits of Birds on Your Property 

May 8th, 2020 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Attract Birds To Your Property

Birds are beautiful creatures that add a wildlife quality to your property. Along with their beauty,there are many benefits to having birds on your property.    Here are some of the benefits of having birds on your property: Pest & Rodent control– Birds eat a variety of pests that could be living on your property. […]