Tree Planting Tips
Trees provide tons of benefits to their surroundings and to people making them an excellent
addition your residential or commercial property. They can help in improve air quality
while they regulate the temperature in your home or commercial space. During the
heat of a sunny, warm summer afternoon they are a welcome addition, offering
shade and helping to stop soil erosion from occurring, and let’s not forget the
beautification they can do to any residential property, commercial area, and
All that said, there are also times when trees can be a nuisance. There are two main reasons for this: If you plant the tree in the wrong place, and then as it grows it is not well suited to its placement; or if the climate is unsuitable. There ways you can prevent this. Here are
some great tips for planting from some of the top tree care specialists.
Know the size the tree will grow (including height and width)
When the tree matures it is going to look much different than it does
when you first plant it. When you choose a tree to plant, you need to be aware
of all of the measurements. If you are uncertain about the suitability of a
species where you are thinking of planting, it’s a good idea to tack to the
Choose the correct tree species
According to experts, this is the most important thing you will do if you want to have trees on your property that are healthy and achieve what your goal is. A suitable tree will thrive in your local climate while a tree that’s not suitable is going to attract pests, disease and eventually perish. Choosing the right tree is critical to the tree’s longevity and to ensure there is no safety risks.
Find the right spot – Once you know everything about
the tree you want to plant, you need to make sure that you have the right spot
to plant it and allow it to flourish. Too often we make the mistake of planting
based on the size it is now forgetting that in the future it could pose hazards
such as electrical wires or overhanging the house. Think about the spot when the tree is matured.