By Dan A. Meyer, University of Wisconsin Extension and College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Growing trees directly from seed can be more rewarding than planting two- or three-year-old seedlings purchased from a nursery– especially if you collect and prepare the seed yourself. It is, however, more difficult and time consuming to cultivate trees from seed than from seedlings, and […]
A document produced by Krystal Schaufler, Doug Courneya, Gary Johnson, Jeff Gillman, Patrick Weicherding, Carole Kinion Copeland Click to view document as a PDF: The Well Planted Tree This document touches on the following tree planting topics: How to plant containerized trees How to care for a new tree What happens if a tree is planted too deep? What are […]
Transplanting is defined as: the digging (aka. uprooting) of a plant from one location for the purpose of moving it to a new location. Typically, during this type of move lots of roots are lost.
Step 1: Things to do before you transplant. Part 1: Preparing for the Move (PDF)
Step 2: How to transplant. Part 2: Making the Move (PDF)
Spring is the best time to transplant softwood species like pine, spruce, fir, hemlock, false cypress, and Atlantic white cedar.