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 »

The Environmental Benefits of Planting Trees and Shrubs in Late Summer

As summer draws to a close and the cooler temperatures of late summer set in, many homeowners may assume that the planting season for trees and shrubs has come to an end. However, contrary to popular belief, late summer can be an excellent time to embark on your landscaping endeavors. Not only can you enjoy… Read more »

Wholesale Trees and Shrubs: Enhancing Commercial Spaces with Greenery

In today’s bustling commercial world, creating inviting and aesthetically pleasing environments is essential for attracting customers, increasing employee satisfaction, and promoting a positive brand image. One of the most effective ways to transform commercial spaces is by incorporating wholesale trees and shrubs. With their beauty, functionality, and environmental benefits, these green wonders can breathe life… Read more »

These Shrubs will Thrive in Wet Landscapes

Does your yard remain wet much of the year? Does your property feature wet, marshy soil? Do you have a pond, stream or other water feature that sometimes contributes to soggy soil around the property? Planting some of these thirsty shrubs that absorb water can help you to reclaim your yard and keep your property… Read more »

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 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 »

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 »

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 »