RARE ROOTS BLOG

  • Fall Planting

    Fall Planting

    Est. time to read: 2 minutes.

    Did you know that fall is the best time to plant most perennials in warm climates? In fall, the ground is warm and the air is cool, giving plants a perfect opportunity to work on their roots.

  • Top 7 Native Perennials for Birds

    Top 7 Native Perennials for Birds

    Est. time to read: 3 minutes.

    Looking for the secret to attracting birds to your garden? Native perennials are a great place to start, and we’ll tell you why.

  • Japanese Anemones Are Out of This World

    Japanese Anemones Are Out of This World

    Est. time to read: 3 minutes.

    On the hunt for gorgeous blooms for shade? Anemones are your friends. Let's talk about how to choose and grow these unique-looking flowers.

  • Carex – Beauty Made for Shade!

    Carex – Beauty Made for Shade!

    Est. time to read: 4 minutes.

    Tough, easy to grow, and attractive year round, Carex is one of the best plants to happen to shade gardens since… Well, ever. Come see our favorite varieties and you just might end up with a new favorite, too.

  • Pycnanthemum - Mountain Mint – Pollinators’ Delight

    Pycnanthemum - Mountain Mint – Pollinators’ Delight

    Est. time to read: 4 minutes.

    If Eastern US native pollinators have a favorite plant, it is without contest Mountain Mint. Read more about growing this pollinator powerhouse in your garden.