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 »

Protecting Trees against Diseases

It is our responsibility to make sure that trees are healthy and prosperous for years to come. That means making sure they are protected against various diseases that can render them sick and, even worse, cause their deaths. There are plenty of tree diseases out there that you should be aware of. Plus, there are… Read more »

Identifying and Treating Common Spruce Tree Problems

When it comes to the well-being of the majestic spruce, the war against disease is a never-ending fight. Two enemies who are always on the radar are those pesky spider mites and needle cast diseases. Half of winning the battle is knowing what you are up against. Read on and discover what issues these threats… Read more »

Advantages of Planting Bare Root Trees

If you’ve ever planted a tree on your property, chances are it was a potted tree with a soil ball on the bottom of it that contained all of the tree’s roots. Traditionally, this is the way that nurseries have sold trees to customers, but in recent years, bare root trees have become much more… Read more »