Well-cared-for trees can add up to 15 percent of value to your property.
Trees grow slowly so you can't afford to make a mistake by planting them in the wrong location or overlooking something that puts the tree at risk. Trees will thrive as long as they are planted in the right location.
Angie's List, the nation's leading provider of consumer reviews, asked highly rated tree service companies for some tree planting tips:
When to plant a tree: Experts says the ideal time to plant a tree is in the dormant season – in the fall after leaf drop or in the early spring. The cooler temperatures reduce stress on the tree because roots establish before spring rains and high temperatures spur new growth.
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