We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
Fern Plants- Easy Favorites To Plant & Grow
While there are many plants to include in your garden or accent your landscape, the Fern is a popular plant. And it is relatively easy to plant and grow. If you are looking for a fern plant that lasts throughout the year, the Christmas Fern is one to plant in hardy zone #3. The Christmas fern keeps its beautiful green color throughout the whole year. Ferns grow well in partial shade and reproduce through spores. Ferns do not need continual direct sunlight. However, some types of Ferns will grow in full shade or sun.
Growing Methods Of Ferns
Ferns don not have flowers or seeds like many other plants. However, ferns do have stems, roots and leaves. Ferns reproduce sexually through the use of their tiny spores. They can also reproduce through vegetative methods.
Soil And Garden Conditions For Ferns
When planting Ferns, it is best to add compost to the loam. Loose soil is best. Ferns rely on shady areas to really grow. Ferns grow very well in moist soil. so they are also a natural choice for edging a stream or pond. Ferns like the Christmas fern are great additions to replace other plants, especially perennials that loved moisture-infused areas. Replacing perennials with plants like the Christmas fern can keep your rain gardens looking full and green, year round. Ferns provide great ground cover in areas of the property that do not require much attention.
The more loose and loamy the soil is when planting the fern with its plug or bare roots the better it will be able to take hold in soil that consists of rich, organic material. Working that peat moss and compost is a good way to prep your favorite ferns.
Depending on the ferns you plan to plant, some of these plants prefer acidic pH in soil. Testing the pH of the soil and picking the ferns that will grow in these conditions will help. If there is direct sunlight for long periods of time during the day, Cinnamon ferns are noted to be good choices.