How to Attract More Hummingbirds Next Summer

It’s currently December, which means most homeowners aren’t thinking about their gardening, but sometimes it’s good to be prepared and ready for the warmer months ahead of time. Our favorite little birds have left for the winter, so it’s sad to think about them, since they’re not around right now. The good news is we… Read more »

Benefits of Shrub Gardening

We all know fall is one of the better times to be planting new trees, plants and shrubs, but what about the benefits of actually planting shrubs? Most people think of shrubs as just the filler plant that you put in place when you don’t know what else to put there. But there are a… 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 »

Plant a Tree in the Winter

It may seem completely counter-intuitive because everyone always talks about how you plant things in the fall, or spring, or summer, but not many people discuss the winter. With winter right around the corner, there’s no better time to discuss just how effective it can be to plant a new tree in the winter. Types… Read more »

Fall Planting Tips

The autumn is a very crucial time of year for many plant varieties. The changing of the seasons typically means the dying off flowering plants that delighted during the summer months. Cold Stream Farm wants to make sure that our blog readers have all of the information they need to properly tend to their shrubs… 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 »

Fall is the Time to Plant Trees, Shrubs

Although spring is known as the “flower child” of gardening, there are many great opportunities to plant in the fall as well. Specifically, gardeners should consider planting trees and shrubs during autumn since there are many noticeable planting benefits. Have you ever wanted to get out in garden in the spring or summer, but it… 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 »

The Psychological and Economic Benefits of Planting Trees

Now that we’re in summer, we are finally getting the opportunity to see trees in full bloom – green and blushing like earthen prom dresses. It instills in us a fierce rejuvenation that is impossible to ignore. We feel better, healthier, happier, ready to get out of bed with smiles on our faces, filled with… Read more »