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 »

Spring Maintenance: Pruning Tips for Healthy Trees and Shrubs

One of the most crucial tasks during the spring period is the pruning of trees and shrubs. Pruning not only helps maintain the shape and health of your plants but also encourages vigorous growth and flowering. Here at Cold Stream Farm, we understand the importance of proper pruning techniques and would like to share some… Read more »

Why Composting is Beneficial for Your Garden and the Environment

Composting is a great way to recycle your food waste while being environmentally friendly in the process. Plus, it’s great for your garden! As we get into the spring season, it’s time to start prepping your gardens and landscape for the summer season. A lot of work has to be done to ensure a healthy… Read more »

Choosing Shrubs for Spring Landscaping in Michigan

As the winter chill retreats, Michigan’s landscapes burst into life with vibrant colors and the sweet fragrance of spring. One way to usher in this lively season is by strategically incorporating shrubs that bloom and thrive in Michigan’s climate. In this blog post, we’ll explore a selection of shrubs that not only survive but flourish,… 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 »

Low-Maintenance Landscaping: Cold Stream Farm’s Drought-Tolerant Plant Collection

In today’s world, where water conservation is of utmost importance, creating a beautiful and sustainable landscape is a priority for many homeowners. At Cold Stream Farm, we understand the value of low-maintenance landscaping that thrives even in drought conditions. Our nursery proudly offers a diverse collection of drought-tolerant plants that not only reduce water usage… Read more »

Landscaping Trends: Cold Stream Farm’s Trees for Modern Garden Design

In the ever-evolving world of landscaping, staying in tune with the latest trends is essential for creating a modern and stylish garden. As gardening enthusiasts and homeowners alike seek fresh ideas to transform their outdoor spaces, the role of trees becomes increasingly significant. Trees not only provide shade and greenery but also serve as focal… Read more »

Planting for Pollinators: Cold Stream Farm’s Contribution to Michigan’s Biodiversity

The delicate dance between plants and pollinators is a cornerstone of biodiversity and ecosystem health. In a world where pollinator populations are facing challenges, the role of responsible landscaping becomes paramount. At Cold Stream Farm, we’re proud to offer a diverse selection of pollinator-friendly trees and shrubs that not only beautify your landscape but also foster a thriving environment for our vital pollinators.

Cold Stream Farm’s Trees for Environmental Benefits

When it comes to landscaping, the choices you make go beyond aesthetics. Every tree and shrub you plant plays a crucial role in shaping the environment around you. At Cold Stream Farm, we’re passionate about providing trees and shrubs that don’t just enhance the beauty of your landscape, but also contribute to a healthier planet…. Read more »

Michigan’s Bird Paradise: Creating a Backyard Oasis with Native Trees and Shrubs

Michigan is blessed with abundant natural beauty, including a rich diversity of bird species. Imagine stepping into your backyard and being greeted by a symphony of melodious bird songs, vibrant feathers fluttering in the trees, and the joy of witnessing these captivating creatures up close. With a well-planned landscape featuring native trees and shrubs, you… Read more »