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Unit 6 Optimal Tree Planting

Objectives:

  1. Learn characteristics of high quality trees
  2. Learn optimum planting and initial maintenance practices for shade trees

Understanding Trees

  1. Characteristics of quality trees Trees
  2. Care:
  • Planting
  • Staking
  • Wrapping
  • Mulching
  • Watering

Becoming an Advanced Master Gardener Tree Steward

Suggested Readings

These will be added. A complete list of the readings is available in the required text, "Advanced Master Gardener - Tree Steward Handbook," Virginia Cooperative Extension. The text is available from the Office of Consumer Horticulture of the Horticulture Department of Virginia Tech.

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