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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »