How to Plant a Tree

Learn how to plant a tree and add its benefits to your garden with a simple, step-by-step planting guide.


| February 2013


Packed with hundreds of gardening projects, from planting herbs in pots to creating a vegetable garden to feed the family, How to Grow Practically Everything (DK, 2010) gives complete beginners the confidence and know-how to grow almost anything. Each project is a complete package, with step-by-step photographic details and sumptuous end shots to ensure great results. In this excerpt, find the simple, but effective, step-by-step guide to planting a tree to provide a great garden feature. Click on the image gallery for step-by-step photos. 

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An investment in time and money, a tree will eventually become a striking presence in your garden and make a beautiful year-round feature. Plant it well and take care of it afterwards and your tree will soon pay dividends, providing you with color, shade and structure for many years to come.

When to start: Late autumn

At its best: All year round





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