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 »

10 Essential Trees for Michigan Landscapes: A Guide for Wholesale Buyers

Michigan’s diverse climate, ranging from cold, harsh winters to warm summers, offers a unique challenge for landscaping. However, this variety also provides a rich opportunity to select trees that are not only adaptable but enhance the beauty and ecological balance of local environments. Whether you are a landscaper, a municipal planner, or a nursery owner,… Read more »

Landscaping with Limited Space: Small Trees and Shrubs for Urban Gardens

Urban gardening is a delightful challenge that calls for creativity and careful plant selection, especially when space is at a premium. For city dwellers, the luxury of vast planting areas is often not a reality. However, the limitations of space do not have to curb your green aspirations. With the right small trees and shrubs,… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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.