They may look a little tired, but NOW is a great time to plant perennials, separate plants and prune your trees!
Everything is on sale, and the plants LOVE this opportunity to get settled and focus on developing their root systems during the dormant season.
Said Kimberly from KMS Native Plants in Lake Grove, “Perennials can be be planted any time as long as the ground isn’t frozen. Many get nervous but it’s ok. They’d prefer to be in the ground than in a pot. It’s also perfect for planting trees and shrubs.
Here’s a great article on the subject from Decker’s Nursery on Pulaski Rd in Greenlawn.
You can find TONS of great resources and interesting conversation on the LI Native Plant Gardening Group on Facebook
What’s your favorite gardening resource? Let me know!