The best time to transplant trees may surprise you

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It’s time for the gardening and landscaping tip of the week with Marcum’s Nursery!

Marcum's Nursery plants trees 365 days a year, but the best time to do it is when they are dormant.

During this time, the tree undergoes a process we would liken to a surgery patient being given anesthetic; it doesn't know anything is happening to it during the dormant season.

It’s always better to get that tree planted in the ground, so that when spring comes along the tree wakes up, it doesn't really know it has been transplanted. It's just off and going again.

Also, it's better than doing it during the hot part of the year, when the tree is full of leaves.

Keep that in mind when you're talking about planting trees in your yard or around your business.

Good luck in planting your trees, and remember dormant season is good!

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