Choosing the Correct Shrub

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… Read more »

Tips for Planting Trees in Late Fall

One of the best times for planting trees, shrubs, and other plants is late fall or early winter. There are a number of excellent benefits to late-year planting even in the late Fall season. Trees and shrubs planted during this time will focus on creating a solid foundation by deeply rooting themselves. This is not… Read more »

How to Protect Young Trees Against Frost Damage

Winter is quickly approaching, and that means that the temperature is going to be inching closer and closer to freezing in a couple months. This could present problems for any young trees that you have planted on your property. While many plants are capable of surviving harsh winters, there are some tree species that are… Read more »

All About Deciduous Conifers

It’s one of those things you learn in school: deciduous trees have leaves that fall off each year while coniferous trees have needles that stay on year round. You were likely taught that trees fall into these two categories, but many people don’t know that there’s a third category that straddles the two. Known as… Read more »

Place Your Fall Tree and Shrub Order Now

Summer is the perfect time to start thinking about reserving fall trees and shrubs. We’re now taking orders for the fall to help improve your landscape. Take a look at the full selection of plants available from Cold Stream Farm. Evergreens Evergreen trees are always a popular option for decorating a landscape. As the leading… Read more »