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Posted by Dennis Sons on Jan 25, 2016

Plants For Any Landscaping at Garden Delights Nursery

When the spring arrives, it is time to start working in your garden. Therefore, a trip to a nursery or garden center is essential to pick out your plants and other items. These centers have a variety of plants for sale, including garden plants, perennials, ferns, wetland plants, ground covers and live stakes. They also have plenty of crepe myrtles and small trees and shrubs as well. 

Garden plants are certainly the most popular type of plant for home gardens and there are literally hundreds of varieties available. This makes it easy for a gardener to select the exact type of plant that they need for their personal garden. For example, some varieties of plant will do well in the sun while others might thrive in a shaded environment.

Perennials are a type of plant that grows and blooms during the springtime and summer, but dies each winter and fall. However, the plant returns to life from their roots in the following spring. Some species actually maintain their foliage throughout the entire year despite the climate. Due to the many varieties, perennials can live a short life of only a few years or may live for an extended life time.

Ferns are vascular plants with stems and leaves, but they do not have seeds or flowers. Most ferns are purchased from garden centers for use as ornamental plants as they really do not have any type of economical value. Another type of plants are wetland plants, which naturally grow in a wetland environment and are commonly referred to as hydrophytes or hydrophytic vegetation. Although they are not one of the most popular plants for sale at a garden center, they can be used to create a unique rain garden in a botanical center.

Ground covers are essentially any type of plant that is grown over a section of ground in order to provide protection against drought and erosion. The five most common types of plants that are used as ground covers are vines, herbaceous plants, shrubs, moss and ornamental grasses. Live stakes are live wood cuttings of particular dormant plant species that have the branches trimmed off of them. They are used to create a root mat that secures the soil by binding and reinforcing the soil particles. They can be used for erosion control to protect the other plants in a garden or to secure other plant materials. The live stakes can be placed through various structures such as openings in rock areas, etc.

Fast Growing Trees - Another favorite of many

When people think of trees, they think of living things that grow slowly and live a long time. But like animals, different trees grow at different rates and have different life spans. All trees grow from the day they sprout to the day they die.

Some property owners who want their shade or fall color fairly quickly might turn to fast growing trees. These include some species of maple tree, including the silver maples and red maples. On the other hand, the sugar maple is considered a slow growing tree as are the ivy leaved and hedge maples. Experts consider fast growing trees to be those trees that grow from one and a half to two feet per year if they're given excellent care. Here are some fast growing trees: