How to Choose and Plant a Tree

The Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program has published several great resources on choosing a site and planting a tree.   These are available as pdf documents.  Here are a few of them.

How to Plant a Bare Root Tree  – VJ Comai, Burlington City Arborist demonstrates how to plant a bare root tree in this video.

Right Tree Right Place (pdf)

Protecting the Investment (pdf – 10 Steps to Successful Tree Planting)

Or visit The Vermont Urban & Community Forestry website page on tree planting.

Another resource by the University of Colorado Extension Service with great photos and illustrations on how to plant a tree:

The Science of Planting a Tree (pdf)