Stacey
Hi our new home being built in the next 6 months, I am eager to get trees established . When should we do this

Submitted: 11:25PM, 21 May 2016
Answer: Hello Stacey,

Thank you for contacting Yates with your enquiry. Assuming you are building on a standard residential block (or otherwise the proposed trees are near where construction will occur), it is usually best to wait until all works are completed before planting anything in the ground. Considering it is only a 6 to 12 month delay at this stage, I suggest it would be well worth waiting it out, and preparing the soil and landscape layout plans in the meantime.

Aim for planting to occur in early Spring or early Autumn for evergreens, late winter for deciduous trees. Prepare your soil with Dynamic Lifter Organic Plant Food.

All the very best with your new home and garden.

Kind regards,

Matt
Yates Consumer Advice Horticulturalist

Category: General
Tags: trees, building
Answered: 10:31PM, 22 May 2016

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