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Tips for Planting Trees in the Spring

February 28, 2023

Planting trees in the spring is a great way to bring life and beauty to your landscape. With the help of tree services from Apex Tree Experts, located in Tacoma, Lakewood, and Gig Harbor, you can properly plant a tree that will thrive for years to come. Give some of these tips a try and for professional tree services, contact our team today!

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Choose an Appropriate Tree

Select a tree that is appropriate for the climate and soil in your area, as well as the amount of light and space it will have. Consider how big the tree can get before you decide to buy one and make sure it is suitable for its intended location.

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Dig a Proper Hole

The hole should be three times as wide as the root ball and just as deep, so that the roots have enough room to spread out and grow. Make sure there are no rocks or other obstacles in the hole that could impede root growth.

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Provide Adequate Water

Before planting, water the tree thoroughly and make sure it is well hydrated when you place it in the ground. As the tree begins to grow, continue to water it regularly. It’s important to avoid over-watering as this can lead to root rot.

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Prune and Trim

After the tree is planted, you may need a professional tree trimming service from Apex Tree Experts for proper pruning and trimming of the branches. This will help shape the tree and promote healthy growth.

Schedule Spring Tree Trimming and Tree Pruning Services Today!

Planting trees in spring can be a great way to enhance your landscape. With the help of professionals from Apex Tree Experts in Tacoma, Lakewood, and Gig Harbor, you can make sure that your tree is planted properly and has the best chance at thriving for years to come. Contact us today for more information about our tree services!

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