How To Plant A Tree

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How To Plant A Tree

  1. 1. How to Plant Your New Tree
  2. 2. Why plant a tree Tree planting is the most popular Earth Day event and one of the most common activities people associate with helping the Earth. Millions of trees are planted by people each year. Planting is an act of putting down roots and contributing to the future. The simple act of planting a tree, helps the environment in so many ways.Trees… o filter pollution from the air o help recycle water o prevent soil loss o create shade o give shelter from wind and rain o provide homes for animals o make food for humans and wildlife o provide an interesting, soothing, learning environment for children and your community and much more…..
  3. 3. A Good Start
  4. 4. Tree NeedsWhat do trees need? Space Air Sunlight Water Nutrients
  5. 5. The leaves or “crown” of a tree collect sunlightThe wholetree needs space The leaves or “crown” of a tree collect carbon dioxide from the airThe roots of the The roots of tree collect the tree nutrients from collect water the soil from the soil
  6. 6. Choose Your Tree’s New Home What kind of tree is it?
  7. 7. Choose Your Tree’s New Home What else should you think about?How tall?How wide?Sun or shade?
  8. 8. Choose Your Tree’s New Home Where should I plant it?Look up! Look down! Look around!
  9. 9. PLANTING YOUR SEEDLINGBasic Tips
  10. 10. Planting Your Tree• Remove the grass• Dig a hole
  11. 11. Planting Your Tree• Check the depth • Check the space for roots
  12. 12. Planting Your Tree• Fill the hole• Pack the soil
  13. 13. Planting Your Tree• Water it• Mulch it
  14. 14. Watch it Grow!• Water it some more • Put up a fence
  15. 15. Enjoy the Tree as it grows over the years with you and your family

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