Trees to Plant for a Shady Environment

Looking for new plantings for a shady plot of land? Unfortunately, not all tree species will flourish if they don’t receive direct sunlight each day. That’s why its typically a good idea to select shade-tolerant species for these locations. Check out just a few of the tree species that thrive in low-light environments below! Hemlock… Read more »

Create Container Gardens to Decorate Your Home or Business

Flowers, shrubs and ferns can be planted in just about anything. Although they’re ideally found in luxurious garden beds tucked under a blanket of mulch or soil, they’re also used for other things such as pots, hanging baskets, window baskets, wheel barrows and anything else you decide to get creative with. One great way to… Read more »

Types of Trees that Survive a Dry Site

When most people think about trees and plants and how they survive, the first thing that comes to mind is that they need water to grow and thrive. Those people are not wrong. Trees are more likely to survive when they have plenty of sunshine and natural rainfall. Unfortunately, this ideal situation is not always… Read more »

What Plants Grow Naturally in Your Backyard?

Many landscaping enthusiasts, especially those who may be undertaking a personal project for the first time, often get really excited at the prospect of using a wide array of flora and fauna available through nurseries and elsewhere. With the Internet as a resource, it’s easy to get carried away with the incredible variety of intriguing… Read more »

Can Certain Trees Actually Fight Against Climate Change?

Since we were children, we were taught the importance of trees to our Earth and to ourselves. Through photosynthesis, trees take in carbon dioxide and exhale oxygen for us to breathe. With the growing concerns about our planet’s well-being, it may be more important now than ever to plant trees throughout your local community and… Read more »

Trees Making Their Way to Indoor Spaces

It’s an interesting concept having trees in an indoor space. From offices to residential living, trees are making their way to the interior of buildings for several different reasons. We may think of this concept as somewhat weird and unusual because it is, but it may be somewhat normal in the near future. We always… Read more »

How Earth’s Trees are Disappearing Before Our Eyes

Nations across the globe are actively fighting back against climate change and global warming. As the climate is supposed to change, human factors are speeding up the process causing destruction to our very own ecosystem. Deforestation also plays a major role in the downfall of our climate and ecosystem. Humanity has an obligation to cut… Read more »

Tips for Growing Bare-Root Trees

If you’ve decided that you want to plant bare-root trees, congrats! It is a fun and relatively simple process, but it does take a bit of work and care. Whether you aren’t sure how to go about it or you haven’t had great luck in the past, we’re here to help. Check out the following… 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 »

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 »