Needles vs. Leaves: A Plant Evolution

September 13th, 2016 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Trees come in all shapes and sizes, but all of them have either the ability to grow leaves or needles – never both, and never neither. Trees that can grow leaves are called deciduous trees, while those that can grow needles are called conifers, something you may have forgotten since high school science class. The […]

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 […]