Best Flowers, Trees, and Shrubs to Attract Bees and Butterflies

As spring arrives and nature awakens, many of us eagerly anticipate the return of vibrant colors and the gentle hum of bees and fluttering wings of butterflies in our gardens. Beyond their beauty, bees and butterflies play crucial roles as pollinators, supporting the growth of fruits, vegetables, and flowers. At Cold Stream Farm, we believe… Read more »

Consider Planting Fruit this Spring

Adding fruit trees to your property can provide some amazing benefits for you. Fruit trees will provide you with fresh fruit that you won’t have to look for in the grocery store during the spring and summer months. Seeing these trees blossom and bring fresh fruit will leave you with a smile on your face…. Read more »

Growing Fruit Trees in Michigan: Tips for a Bountiful Harvest

Michigan’s diverse climate and fertile soil make it an ideal region for growing a variety of fruit trees. From juicy apples to luscious cherries, cultivating fruit trees in Michigan can result in a bountiful harvest for homeowners and orchard enthusiasts alike. In this blog post, we’ll explore essential tips to help you grow thriving fruit… Read more »

Landscaping with Edible Trees and Shrubs: Cold Stream Farm’s Fruitful Choices

Imagine strolling through your own garden, plucking ripe, juicy fruits right from the trees and shrubs that adorn your landscape. Edible landscaping is a delicious and practical way to make your outdoor space both beautiful and bountiful. Cold Stream Farm offers a variety of fruit-bearing trees and shrubs that can transform your garden into a… Read more »

Summer Tree Care Guide: Keeping Your Trees Healthy and Thriving

The summer season brings warmth, sunshine, and vibrant growth to our surroundings. It’s also a critical time for tree care, as trees face unique challenges during this period. To ensure the health and vitality of your trees, it’s essential to provide proper care and attention throughout the summer months. Here are some tips on how… 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 »

The Benefits of Having Outdoor Plants Around Your Home

As a homeowner, it’s important that your home and landscape presents itself as a welcoming and naturally beautiful environment. If you have natural vegetation around your home, you’re already off to a good start, but this doesn’t mean you can let your guard down. Landscaping takes time and effort to keep everything maintained, and sometimes,… Read more »