Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

Trees are ready for Planting


Photo Courtesy of University of Wyoming Extension Service

Above left: Incorrect mulch. Above right: Correct mulch.

It's spring and everything seems to be coming to life. Birds are nesting, yards are turning into jungles, and trees and shrubs are budding out. This is the perfect time to plant new trees. Actually you can plant a tree anytime as long as you can get the shovel in the ground. But spring will give your tree the best chance at survival.

New trees can come from a variety of sources, but there are some things to consider before you purchase. To begin with, ask yourself what you want the tree for. Is it intended as an ornamental? Shade? Fruit? Each of these have their own requirements. As you beg...

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