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Planting A Tree  a step-by-step guide
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Choosing a Tree
Types of Trees
When to Plant
How to Plant a Tree
Water, Mulch, Fertilizer
Staking and Guy Wiring
Wrapping and Pruning
Transplanting Trees
Conclusion


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When to Plant Trees

Climate plays a deciding role when determining the appropriate planting time.  Newly planted trees do best when exposed to moderate temperature and rainfall and they need time to root and acclimatize before the onset of intense heat and dryness of summer or the freezing temperatures of winter. Spring and early fall, therefore, are generally the best planting seasons (depending on your location) with spring preferred over fall in the more northerly latitudes.  In the southern United States, however, which do not experience an intense winter, planting can take place during the winter months.

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