Trees have been our business since 1880. When it comes to tree and shrub planting, knowing what tree to plant – and how and where to plant it – can make all of the difference.
Our certified arborists work with clients to plant tree species that thrive in the landscape, factoring in local climate, soil conditions and short and long-term property goals.
Use the contact form below to schedule a consultation for our tree planting service or browse our arborist advice area for great tree service care tips.
When Planting Your New Tree Step 2: Prepare the hole carefully What does that mean? Click here to find out!
After Planting Your New Tree Step 3: Caring For Your Tree Click here to learn how.
Before Planting Your New Tree Step 1: Choose the right tree for the right place What does that mean? Click here to find out.
Don’t dig the hole too deep. Keep the root flare above the soil grade.
Almost done! Click here to learn how to care for your new tree.
Remove the tree from the container or burlap sack. Place it in the hole, and then remove the wire or twine.
Dig the hole 3 times as wide as the root ball.
When Planting Your New Tree
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Mulch your new tree to help retain moisture and regulate temperature. Mulch like a donut, not a volcano.
After Planting Your New Tree
Enjoy it! Check on your tree while it grows, and keep an eye out for insects and diseases.
Water your new tree as needed upon planting and frequently during dry months.
A simple soil test will tell you what nutrients are needed so you do not over-fertilize.
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Fertilize your tree as needed to provide nutrients for growth and to maintain health.
Select a spot where it will provide the most benefits (like shade, wind and noise buffering).
Before Planting Your New Tree
Consider final size and aesthetics, and how it will look in your landscape once mature; make sure to plant away from any overhead electrical power lines. Click here to go to the planting process.
Pick a tree that will thrive in your zone, climate and particular soil (pH and drainage).
Don’t dig the hole too deep Keep the root flare about the soil grade
Almost done! Click here to learn how to care for your new tree
How to Plant Your Tree Click here to learn the steps
Dig the hole as wide as the root ball
Remove the container or burlap sack and twine or wire before planting