IF you want more bang for your buck, bare-root
plants are the way to go.
There are 2 lots to tender for within the contract: Lot 1 Contract growing, chemical treatment (if required) and supply of 1 million bare-root
improved QSS conifer transplants.
Hedge your bets - If you want to create a hedge, take advantage of bare-root
offers at the end of the planting season, which runs from winter to early spring.
For the best selection of hybrid tea and floribunda roses, order bare-root
plants this month from Garden Valley Ranch.
November is the start of the bare-root
planting season - this is when plants that are dormant can be lifted and replanted without upsetting them and it works out cheaper too, as they come without soil and pots.
A small tree might be moved bare-root
(no soil) or including a rootball (with soil).
IT'S a great time to start planting bare-root
fruit trees and bushes because the soil is still warm, encouraging quick rooting and helping the plants become established.
Make sure any newly planted bare-root
or rootballed trees which are in containers have good drainage and are slightly raised off the ground to allow excess water to drain away.
plants can then be moved with no check to their growth and need little if any watering.
The first step is to decide where new bare-root
plants fit into your landscape.
If the tree is bare-root
, make sure the hole is large enough for the roots to be spread out flat without coiling.
One hundred bare-root
fruit and chestnut trees will be offered for sale at $5 each in a benefit for the FOOD for Lane County gardens program.