How to Plant a Tree in Your Garden
Plant it well and take care of it, and your tree will pay dividends, providing your yard with color, shade and structure for many years to come.
- Excerpted from How to Grow Practically Everything
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Water the tree well and then apply a thick mulch, such as composted bark chippings, to suppress competing weeds and seal in moisture. Keep it clear of the stem. Make sure the tree receives water regularly for two years, and check and loosen ties frequently. The ties can be removed after two or three years when the tree has become fully established.
Excerpted from How to Grow Practically Everything
© 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited
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