Tips for Growing Bare-Root Trees

October 15th, 2015 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Planting Trees

If you’ve decided that you want to plant bare-root trees, congrats! It is a fun and relatively simple process, but it does take a bit of work and care. Whether you aren’t sure how to go about it or you haven’t had great luck in the past, we’re here to help. Check out the following […]

The Psychological and Economic Benefits of Planting Trees

June 5th, 2015 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Now that we’re in summer, we are finally getting the opportunity to see trees in full bloom – green and blushing like earthen prom dresses. It instills in us a fierce rejuvenation that is impossible to ignore. We feel better, healthier, happier, ready to get out of bed with smiles on our faces, filled with […]

Are You New to the World of Bare Root Trees?

January 16th, 2015 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

If you are new to the world of bare root trees, you may have some questions about how to plant them. While the process isn’t very complicated, we’re here to provide you with a few basic tips to help you get started. First of all, make sure you carefully unpack your tree, making sure that […]

Picking the Perfect Christmas Tree

December 12th, 2014 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

It’s that time of year again: time to pick out the perfect Christmas tree! Finding the right tree for you family doesn’t have to be a hassle. In fact, with a little preparation and information, it can be a breeze! First, be sure to measure the height of the ceiling in the room where you’ll […]

Bark as a Life-Saving Filtration Device?

March 4th, 2014 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Plant life offers so many environmental benefits to our world. Aside from making our land a greener, more attractive place to live in, they help to clean the air and provide much needed shade during the summer months. There are few better ways to promote social and environmental health in our own backyards by cultivating […]

Is Autumn a Second Spring for Gardeners?

September 25th, 2012 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Short answer: Yes. Long answer: Autumn offers a lot that spring and summer do not for planting. A lot of it comes down to temperature. For the gardener, most would agree that autumn weather is more bearable for extended time outdoors, bent over dirt and leaves, moving around plants of various sizes. The air smells […]

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 […]