Tree Planting

Do you think planting a tree is as easy as sticking any old tree into a hole? Think again! Soil type, infrastructure conflicts, species selection, and planting methods are just a few considerations of tree planting to address prior to planting. These resources will guide you through your tree and site selection process so that you plant the right tree in the right place, the right way.

Right Tree, Right Place asks questions to consider when choosing a tree species and planting site.

Protecting the Investment: Tree Planting & Maintenance contains 10 steps to successful tree planting and care.

The Science of Planting Trees provides a wealth of information on the science behind planting trees, promoting root growth and reducing water stress imposed by a limited root system.

Creating the Urban Forest: The Bare Root Method is a basic guide to bare root tree planting and lists its pros and cons.

New Tree Planting provides information on proper practices for planting a tree with an approach to successful planting and establishment.

Avoiding and Utility Conflicts outlines helpful hints for tree planting around utilities.

Planting Trees: The Root Washing Method This resource is a step-by-step guide to using the root washing method of planting trees.

Tree Owners Manual Just like the owner’s manual that comes with automobiles and appliances, the Tree Owner’s Manual includes a parts list, instructions for installation, tips for troubleshooting common issues, recommended service, and more.

Tree Owner Information Provides educational brochures to help tree owners understand best management practices and to promote a greater awareness of the benefits that trees provide in our communities.