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How to Plant a Bare-Root Tree or Shrub

Bare-root trees and shrubs are an economical alternative to those sold as balled-and-burlapped or in containers. Follow these tips on how to plant them.

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Materials

  • water
  • bare-root tree or shrub
  • mulch

Tools

  • 5-gallon bucket
  • shovel
  • garden hose

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