These Tree Species are Ideal for Shady Environments

June 19th, 2018 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Canadian Hemlock

Looking for new plantings for a shady plot of land? Unfortunately, not all tree species will flourish if they don’t receive direct sunlight each day. That’s why its typically a good idea to select shade-tolerant species for these locations. Check out just a few of the tree species that thrive in low-light environments below!   […]

Conifers, Surviving Winter Climates

August 8th, 2012 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Conifers are cone bearing seed plants with the great majority being trees with just a few being shrubs.  A lot of cedars, Douglas-firs and cypress trees fall into this category.  Because of a lot of their shapes and downward drooping limbs, they are able to shed snow and survive in Northern climates.  They also have […]