Minnesota's Forest Treasures

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1. Choose a good spot for your tree. Don't forget its ADULT size.

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More trees are planted in Minnesota than are harvested each year.

2. Keep your roots moist all the time. Dry roots die.

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Resources: Before you start your tree planning project:

3. Dig a hole large enough to spread the roots apart. Check for underground utility lines first!

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4. Plant the tree at the right depth. (See "How Deep"? below) Gently add loose soil.

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How Deep?

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5. Add more soil and firm with foot.

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6. Mulch with wood chips.

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7. Water regularly. Wait for shade!

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