Fall is a Good Time to Plant Many Perennial Herbs

Planting bloodroot in the woods

Fall is an excellent time to plant a wide variety of perennial herbs.  These include woodland botanicals such as bloodroot, goldenseal, black cohosh, and wild ginger; sun-loving medicinal herbs such as Echinacea and valerian; culinary herbs such as thyme and rosemary; and aromatic herbs such as lavender.   Garlic isn't a perennial herb, but fall is the best time to plant it, too.  See http://ncherb.org/ for ideas, information, and links.

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