Daily Green Tip: Plant a Tree!
Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 10:12 AM | Laura Schwecherl
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Yes, summer is coming to an end, but that doesn't mean that you have to put away your garden hoe and gloves!  Many varieties of trees grow extremely well in the gap between summer’s heat and the real onset of winter.  The heatwaves are (hopefully) over, and both the soil and air temperatures have dropped.  This will help keep your tree moist so it will stay healthy and strong. 

Here are the top 10 autumn-lovin trees that want to be planted this fall!

  • Japanese maple
  • Ginkgo 
  • Liquidambar
  • Tupelo 
  • Chinese pistachio
  • Chinese tallow tree
  • Claret ash
  • Golden ash
  • Flowering cherry
  • Scarlet oak

Continue reading here to learn how to properly grow a tree.  Good luck and happy autumn!

Tags: Green Tips, environment, autumn, tree, garden