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Planting a Tree

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1. Choose a good spot for your tree. Don't forget its ADULT size.


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2. Keep your roots moist all the time. Dry roots die.


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3. Dig a hole large enough to spread the roots apart. Check for underground utility lines first!


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4. Plant the tree at the right depth. Gently add loose soil

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How Deep?


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5. Add more soil and firm with foot.


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6. Mulch with wood chips.


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7. Water regularly. Wait for shade!