Planting a tree is easier than you think. Here’s everything you need to know – just in time for National Tree Day.
It’s National Tree Day soon– a great opportunity to to do something positive for your local environment and community by getting your hands dirty and planting a tree or two.
If it sounds like too much hard work, it really isn’t. All it takes is these six simple steps:
Soak the tree while you work to ensure the root ball is soaked through, as a dry root ball could reject water from the surrounding soil. Consider adding a seaweed product to the water to help the tree avoid transplant shock and to improve root growth going forward.
It’s important to dig a hole that’s at least twice the size of the existing root ball of the tree. Depth is more important than width in …