Transplanting Trees

 


Article by: Paul Burke

Problems with transplanting:

Once a homeowner decides to add a new tree , Gardening - An Expression or shrub , Unusual Daffodil Stories to their landscape , Important Uses of Weeds in the Lives of People there are several factors to consider when doing this. Three of the most important factors are selection of the plant, , Flower Meanings where they will plant, , Swimming Pool Chemicals: Algaecides & Clarifiers and the actual process of planting the new addition. Trees , How to Attract Birds to Your Backyard Paradise For Less Than $100 and shrubs , Planning Saves Money, When Landscaping Your Property not planted correctly will show signs of slow growth, poor colour, , Mosquitos... Beware! decline and or may grow , Rock Gardens - A Different Kind of Garden too large for the location , Mosquitos... Beware! you have chosen.

Selection:

Many times a homeowner will be tempted to use a lower priced tree , Selection Of Garden Tractors or shrub. , Gardening Tips and Tricks for Late Autumn Often these plants , Flower Gardens will have an underdeveloped root , Edible Flowers structure that is unable to support the plant. , Selection Of Garden Tractors The root , Selection Of Garden Tractors structure may be overgrown from being in a container too long. It may have broken branches or damaged bark. Ensure the plant , Outdoor Furniture Cushion Replacement- Redesign Your Outdoor Space is suited for the hardiness zone you live in. Check with a local , Who Sells Flower Bulbs? nursery if you are unsure of which zone you live in. If you choose a tree , Gallica Roses or shrub , Birdbaths that will outgrow the location , Tick Removal you have chosen, move it to another location. , Important Uses of Weeds in the Lives of People Try to imagine what the plant , Growing Tea Herbs for Fun or Profit will look like in 15-20 years, this will aid in your selection of location. , Garden Room Basics By doing this you will cut down on the need for excessive pruning , Tick Removal in later years. Generally trees , Teak Patio Furniture and shrubs , Birdbaths of poorer quality will be slow to establish themselves, they will exhibit signs of reduced vigor, die-back, and poor growth.

Choosing your site:

Characteristics of a location , Flower Gardens will also contribute to transplant problems. Almost all trees , Selection Of Garden Tractors and shrubs , The Truth About Mosquitos and Water Gardens need a well-drained soil , Green Grass Cutting: Reel Lawnmowers that is moist. Many areas within an urban environment , Decorative Outdoor Lighting are poorly drained. The soil , Time for a Flower Garden Tune-Up pH level may be unsuitable for the tree , Garden Room Basics or shrub , Planting Tomatoes in Your Garden you have selected. Most trees , Fruit s - How To Save Your Fruit Tree Blossoms From A Spring Freeze and shrubs , How to Grow African Violets also require a specific sun , Planting Tomatoes in Your Garden and shade schedule. A poorly chosen site will affect a tree , Gardening - An Expression or shrub , Outdoor Furniture Cushion Replacement- Redesign Your Outdoor Space in many ways. Poor growth, and or poor colour , Time for a Flower Garden Tune-Up will occur. Generally speaking trees , Start Planning for Your Backyard Water Garden or Pond and shrubs , Tuscan Garden Design in poor locations , Outdoor Furniture Cushion Replacement- Redesign Your Outdoor Space will also not respond favourably to a good fertilizer program or good cultural practices.

How to plant:

By planting incorrectly you dramatically increase the chance of your new tree , Gardening Tips and Tricks for Late Autumn or shrub , Birdbaths failing. Several things that can go wrong are as follows. Many times the homeowner will plant , The Garden Gazebo too deep or too shallow. By planting too deep you have a good chance of suffocating the roots. , Butterfly Bush (Buddleia) 'White Ball' This is caused by oxygen deprivation. Planting too shallow can cause exposure of the root , Fruit Trees - How To Save Your Fruit Tree Blossoms From A Spring Freeze structure. This will cause drying out of the root , Start Planning for Your Backyard Water Garden or Pond system and kill the plant. , Gardening Tips and Tricks for Late Autumn Watering improperly is another problem encountered by the homeowner.

By watering too much you run the risk of root , Flower Gardens decay or you have the potential to drown the roots. , Patio Furniture - Coordinating Cushions, Chairs, And Canopies By watering too little the plant , Outdoor Furniture Cushion Replacement- Redesign Your Outdoor Space becomes stressed and could eventually die. Leaving wire, string, rope, or burlap on the plant , Flower Meanings can encourage girdling which can eventually kill the plant , Choosing the Right Lawn Mower in later years. Improper staking can cause the plant , Container Gardening to be blown over in severe weather. , The Garden Gazebo If you leave the staking material on too long you once again run the risk of girdling.

Solving the problem:

When you are planting your new tree , Garden Room Basics or shrub , Create a Hummingbird Garden Habitat ensure you correct as many of these problems as possible. Do not purchase plants , Gardening - An Expression with poorly developed root , Garden Room Basics structures. Ensure the plant , Decorative Outdoor Lighting is compatible with the zone in which you live. Solve any drainage and pH problems before you transplant your new addition. Remove all burlap, wire, string, or rope that has the potential to cause girdling in later years. Make sure you plant , Container Gardening at the proper depth. Generally you do this so the top roots , Edible Flowers are just covered by soil. , Gallica Roses Water , Start Planning for Your Backyard Garden or Pond deeply and infrequently. This will encourage your new plant , Teak Patio Furniture to develop deep roots , Tick Removal that will aid in stability in the years to come. Water , Create a Hummingbird Garden Habitat slowly as this will enable more moisture , Garden Room Basics to be taken in by the plant. , Mosquitos... Beware! Watering quickly causes run-off and is just wasting your time and money. Stake your plant , Gardening - An Expression if it is in an exposed area to wind.

Remember to remove the stakes and wire in the second year to prevent girdling. Use a good fertilization program throughout the life of your new additions. Water , Important Uses of Weeds in the Lives of People and prune , The Truth About Mosquitos and Water Gardens correctly. By alleviating these problems you will ensure the good health and appearance of your new trees , Who Sells Flower Bulbs? or shrubs. , Outdoor Furniture Cushion Replacement- Redesign Your Outdoor Space
Paul is a Certified Pesticide Applicator in the province of Alberta, Canada. He has over 15 years experience in the lawn , How to Attract Birds to Your Backyard Paradise For Less Than $100 care industry.

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