Ferns

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    Posted by Kim Argo on Sep 03, 2019

    I love how they mix well with my other plants

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We dig plants when your order is received, and ship immediately via US Priority Mail. You will receive a tracking number via email when plants are shipped. All plants are packed to be safe in their packages for up to 3 days after receipt.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. For superior protection for plants in transit, we dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants, and inspect the same day received. You need to report any problems with your order within 3 days. Plant promptly - bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days unless there are weather issues. Keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted, and store in a cool place. Water daily for the first week after planting.

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Ferns are Beneficial for Landscaping

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1.) How Ferns Are Beneficial in Landscaping
How Ferns Are Beneficial In Landscaping
If people are unable to see the forest for the trees, then imagine how easy it is to overlook the many benefits of the lowly fern in landscaping design. Ferns are such a common and essential part of the fabric of both field and forest; it's easy to see why this plant is dismissed. But various fern species provide environmental cover, act as food for both wild animals and humans, and even filter toxins from polluted soils, making them a critical "medic" in land restoration. And today, the "lowly" fern is occupying an increasingly important space in landscape planning on private land. Read on to see why.

Ferns Provide Excellent Ground Cover

1. There's A Fern For All Occasions

A few decades ago, there were less than ten species of Ferns for shade appropriate for backyard landscaping. Today, there's more than 150. And while even modified ferns remain nonflowering plants, their colors and shape more than make for lack of blossoms.

2. Ferns Command Respect

They do have animal predators and disease problems, but many fewer than other plant species.

3. Ferns Are Hardy And Don't Need Much Attention

A lack of or overabundance of moisture is possibly the single most significant deterrent to the thriving of a fern plant or colony. Working with professional landscapers is the best way to ensure the pairing of the right ferns with the right property.

4. Ferns Can Restore "Injured" Properties

Multiple studies have shown how ferns can filter toxins like heavy metals from land. Certain species of ferns such as marsh ferns provide excellent ground cover for very wet areas and can reduce damage from erosion.

Hardy as they are, fern species have particular requirements. This is why it's best to have property types assessed and recommendations made professionally before proceeding. With that in mind, here are a few of the more popular ferns for specific property types:

For Very Wet Areas

Native species like cinnamon ferns and sensitive ferns do well in wet areas, including thriving in bogs and at the edge of ponds.

For Dry Areas

Not all ferns need lots of water to thrive. There are fern species that can survive in desert conditions, though these plants are smaller and less showy. The gigantic wood ferns and lady ferns do very well in drier yards, however.

For Areas With Moderate Light And Moisture

Hart's tongue (needs extra lime), oak, and autumn ferns all do well in moderate light. They also require less moisture than some other species, provided that this moisture is received consistently.

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