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 »

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 »

Low-Maintenance Trees for Busy Landowners: Enhance Your Landscape Effortlessly

In the hustle and bustle of modern life, maintaining a lush and vibrant landscape can feel like an overwhelming task. However, the key to a beautiful yard doesn’t always lie in extensive care and attention. In this blog, we’ll explore the world of low-maintenance trees—green companions that thrive with minimal effort. Discover how incorporating these… 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 »

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.

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 »