Bare root trees have less soil around the roots and are cheaper and more efficient to ship. Photo courtesy Schichtel's Nursery.
Buying bare root plants saves money and energy on shipping and gives gardeners a multitude of choices in what to buy. The Organic Gardeners discuss how bare root plants are harvested and prepared for planting.
March 9, 2013, organic gardener, Organic Gardener, Agriculture/Food
Doug Oster co-hosts the Organic Gardener monthly segment for The Allegheny Front and also contributes stories to the program. He is the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Backyard Gardener.
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