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Pro Tips For Planting Young Trees

News And Advice From The Leading Thousand Oaks Tree Trimming Company

The Arbor Day Foundation is a non-profit organization employing certified arborists to educate people about the proper way to plant and care for trees. Through their Time for Trees initiative, they have planted 100 million trees worldwide.

With spring right around the corner, now’s the time to watch these short videos from the Arbor Day Foundation for tips on planting trees the right way.

Planting Bare-Root Trees

From guidance on untangling the roots to tips on what NOT to do, this how-to leads you through the steps necessary to plant a bare-root tree the right way.

Planting Balled and Burlapped Trees

Ever dig a “saucer-shaped” hole? Well, that’s what the arborists at the Arbor Day Foundation recommend for planting balled and burlapped trees. Watch a professional demonstrate proper technique for everything from lifting the tree to removing the burlap.

Planting Containerized Trees

Nurseries have a wide selection of trees growing in containers, so it pays to be familiar with the little tips that make planting a containerized tree successful. Cutting an X across the bottom of the rootball, for example, helps if the roots are tangled. Pick up some valuable tips here in this demo.