Tips for choosing, planting trees

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Sunday Gardener: Tips for Choosing and Planting Trees



TONY: HELLO, EVERYBODY. I’M TONY PANN WITH CARRIE ENGEL, AND WE ARE AT VALLEY VIEW FARMS. IT’S SUNDAY GARDENER. WE ARE AMONG THE TREES. WE’RE DOING THIS REALLY FAST. THIS IS THE TIME OF YEAR YOU WANT TO START PLANTING TREES, IF YOU WILL. DO YOU START BIG, OR RECOMMEND GETTING A SMALL SAMPLING, OR IS IT – YOUNG, OR DOES IT DEPEND ON THE VARIETY? CHELA: IT DEPENDS ON YOUR — CARRIE: IT DEPENDS ON YOUR ABILITY. BUT IF I WANT A TREE THAT LOOKS GOOD, I WILL GET THE SIZE I WANT. TONY: THERE ARE SOME COMMON MYTHS YOU JUST HEARD – IN REALITY, IT’S NOT SO COMMON, THAT YOU HAVE TO DIG REALLY DEEP TO PLANT A TREE, BUT IT’S NOT TRUE, IS IT NOT ? CARRIE: WHAT HAPPENS IS THE TREE WILL COME IN AND FALL, SETTLE, IF YOU WANT THE TROOPS – THOSE ROOTS TOWARDS THE TOP, SO YOU DON’T WANT TO BURY THE PLANT. YOU WANT TO PUT THE MULCH ON TOP ANYWAY. YOU CAN DIG YOUR HEOL A LITTLE WIDER, ADD COMPOST OR FERTILIZER AND START IT. WATER IS VERY IMPORTANT. WATER WITH A SLOW TRICEKL ONCE A WEEK. TRICKLE, MAYBE AN HOUR OR TWO. YOU WANT THESE ROOTS IN TONY: GO DEEP. IN NY: TONY: IF YOU WANT TO AVOID A COMMON LAYOUT MISTAKE, DON’T GET DEEP, BECAUSE THE SHAFT REALLY CRUSHES INTO THE HOL E. CARRIE: STRAIGHT, AND SOMETIMES LOOKS LIKE HAVING PLANTED A TELEPHONE POLE, IT LOOKS LIKE A Lollipop. TONY: One.

Sunday Gardener: Tips for Choosing and Planting Trees

In this week’s Sunday Gardener, Tony Pann is joined by Carrie Engel of Valley View Farms to talk about what to consider before buying a tree. Things like size, location, patience, and how much sun it should take are some of the factors considered.

In this week’s Sunday Gardener, Tony Pann is joined by Carrie Engel of Valley View Farms to talk about what to consider before buying a tree. Things like size, location, patience, and how much sun it should take are some of the factors considered.

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