Plants for Sale
When the spring arrives, it is time to start working in your garden. Therefore, a nursery or garden center trip is essential to pick out your plants and other items. These centers have various plants for sale, including garden plants, perennials, ferns, wetland plants, ground covers, and live stakes.
Garden plants are undoubtedly the most popular type of plant for home gardens, and there are hundreds of varieties available. That makes it easy for gardeners to select the exact nature of the plant they need for their garden. For example, some plant variations 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 spring and summer but dies each winter and fall. However, the plant returns to life from its roots in the following spring. Some species maintain their foliage throughout the entire year despite the climate. Due to the wide varieties, perennials can live a short life of only a few years or an extended lifetime.
Ferns are vascular plants with stems and leaves but do not have seeds or flowers. Most ferns are purchased from garden centers for ornamental plants as they are not valuable. Another type of plant is wetland plants, which naturally grow in a wetland environment. They 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 create a unique rain garden in a botanical center.
Ground covers are any plant grown over a section to protect against drought and erosion. The five most common types of plants 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 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 achieve other plant materials. The live stakes can be placed through various structures such as openings in rock areas, etc.