…just dig a hole, plop it in, and waa-laa, right?
As I learned in my Master Gardener class on Tuesday, planting a tree is not that easy. Well, it is easy, but you have to follow a few tricks to have a thriving, beautiful tree to enjoy for many years to come. If planted properly, trees can outlive you!
My grandmother planted a tree for me and my brother when we were born. Now the trees are 25 & 22 and they are as beautiful as ever. Grandma “I” obviously knew what she was doing when she planted our trees. I hope someday, I can too do this too. I am so grateful for this gift she left me.
Anyway, here are 10 easy steps I had to pass on from class…
1. LOOK DOWN AND UP
Obviously when we plant a tree, we are looking…
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