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Trees & Shrubs

Trees & Shrubs Guide

Properly pruned tree with strong, well-spaced branches.

Correctly Pruning a Tree

If your tree needs to be pruned, make sure it is done correctly the first time to avoid permanent damage. If possible, hire an arborist and avoid topping the tree.

Measuring the soil level with a tool handle and adjusting the root crown flare.

Planting a Bare-root Tree Seedling

Bare-root trees are dug from the ground when the tree is dormant. The original root system stays intact, resulting in a stronger, healthier sapling.