How Planting Trees Can Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

August 1st, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
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Given the current state of our planet, it is important to conserve energy and reduce waste anywhere possible. Energy produced from non-renewable sources, can lead to air pollution which negatively impacts our health and the health of Earth.  There are many ways to combat this issue and it is important to be aware of the […]

Tips for Creating A Sensory Garden

July 9th, 2019 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Tips for Creating A Sensory Garden

There are many elements that go into creating a lush garden. What distinguishes an average garden from a sensory garden are the design elements. A well-designed sensory garden will entice the senses through smell, touch, taste, and sight and sound. There are many different ways to create a sensory garden, here are a few tips […]

Benefits of Shrub Gardening

October 28th, 2014 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

We all know fall is one of the better times to be planting new trees, plants and shrubs, but what about the benefits of actually planting shrubs? Most people think of shrubs as just the filler plant that you put in place when you don’t know what else to put there. But there are a […]

Choosing the Correct Shrub

April 1st, 2014 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Choosing the correct shrub for your yard starts with deciding on function and then moves to deciding between forms. There are a few reasons to install shrubbery in your yard. Obviously, there is great aesthetic value, whether you’ve got your heart settled on a deciduous or coniferous variety. However, your options can be narrowed down […]