Reasons to Buy Plants From a Wholesale Nursery

Cold Stream Farm is a wholesale/retail bare root tree and shrub nursery in Michigan. What are the benefits of buying plants from a wholesale nursery rather than a corporate store? Quality First, consider the quality. Big box stores treat their merchandise poorly. It doesn’t receive the attention and care that a wholesale nursery gives… so… Read more »

Planting Trees and the Effects on Your Property

Many homes across America have trees either in their back or front yards. We see them every day when we leave, we clean up when leaves or branches when they fall, but have you ever taken the time to think about the real value they bring to your home? For starters, trees provide us with… Read more »

Planting Experience Not Needed with This Shrub

Many different types of plants, flowers, and trees take a lot of care and expertise to grow. However, if you don’t have a “green thumb,” you might be searching for greenery that you can enjoy with little maintenance required. Cold Stream Farm sells a variety of shrubs that can be cared for with minimal effort,… Read more »

Spend the Winter Preparing for Spring Planting

What’s better than planting your favorite flowers, trees and shrubs in the spring? How about preparing for spring planting in the winter! That’s right. Your green thumb doesn’t have to rest just because the weather grows colder. Spend your cold season preparing for your upcoming springtime planting plans with these helpful tips. Plan Out a… Read more »

How To Reuse Your Christmas Tree

According to the National Christmas Tree Association, there are about 25 to 30 million real Christmas trees sold every year. With that being said, most people just throw away their Christmas tree right after the holiday, but there are several other things you can do instead of trashing it. There are ways to reuse and… Read more »

When Should You Plant Vines?

If you’re a novice gardener hoping to transform your backyard, it might be tricky to know which season is best for planting certain items. For any green-thumb hopefuls who want to add vines to their garden, check out our tips below on the best time of year for vine planting. Planting Vines: Where to Start?… Read more »

How to Prepare Your Spring Gardening During the Winter Season

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… Read more »

Highlighting the Must-Have Garden Tools

Every gardener needs a reliable set of tools. Maintaining landscaping and planting is no simple task and having the right gear by your side can make all the difference. Regardless of your experience level, you should know what items should be in your tool shed. As we start to get into the off-season of gardening… Read more »

Importance of Fall Landscaping for Your Property

When it comes to landscaping, the Spring Season is usually the time homeowners get out to work in their yard. With cleanups, weeding, edging, and mulching, springtime is crucial. Everyone desires to have a beautiful, clean landscape for the summer season, but during the Fall, it’s a good time to clean-up the yard before winter… Read more »

How to Help Save The Bees in Today’s Environmental Landscape

With environmental issues on the rise, it is important to do everything possible to help conservation efforts. It is no secret that the bee population has been on the decline, and we should understand that this is an issue for the preservation of our wildlife. It’s understandable that many of us find bees to be… Read more »

Essential Fall Gardening Tips

Summer is nearing its end which means it is time for fall garden preparations. There are many steps you must take during this time to ensure the health and longevity of your garden. Colder months are ahead, and it is time to prepare your lawn and landscaping. To make sure your landscape is ready, make… Read more »

Tips on Putting Your Garden to Bed

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… Read more »