Garden: bareroot planting

In winter, one of the great enjoyments for the gardener is bareroot planting – plants that are dormant and have no soil around their roots.

In this article we cover:

  • What is bareroot planting
  • Why it’s better to buy bareroot plants than ones in containers
  • Which plants are best suited for bareroot planting
  • How to prepare the bareroot for planting
  • How to prepare the soil before planting


Written by Fiann Ó Nualláin

Fiann is an award winning garden designer, author and broadcaster with a background in fine art, ethnobotany and complementary medicine. / @HolisticG

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