Using this Module
Being aware of your rights and responsibilities, as a property owner is very important because most are either misinformed or not informed at all. Tree maintenance and upkeep is a responsibility that is left to property owners. This module will help property owners in their process and help to ensure that the proper care is giving to of their trees.
Selecting the right tree-care company is imperative in your process of planting trees. Making sure that you plant the trees in the right place can have lasting effects on the trees growth potential. Tree maintenance is needed to ensure that your trees are healthy but the proper techniques and care must be giving all trees in order for them to survive and thrive.
Planting & Tree Maintenance Module Content
This module provides information on the planting of trees and tree maintenance. The learning objectives for this module are to be able to understand:
- How to choose the proper tree-care company
- Learn the proper way of planting trees
- How to properly prune and water trees
- Learn when and how support systems are used
All of the objectives for this particular module can be found in the Module 4 PowerPoint presentation and accompanying presenter’s notes. The fact sheers and other suggested resources provide supplemental information. The packaged PowerPoint for the Planting &Tree Maintenance module is presented in such that the material can be relayed to the audience with relative ease and in a logical sequence. Since audiences and situations vary, the presentation can easily be modified to suit specific target audiences.
Planting & Tree Maintenance Fact Sheets
3.1 Why Hire an Arborist?
3.2 Planting the Right Tree in the Right Place
3.3 How to Plant a Tree
3.4 Watering Trees
3.5 Mulching Your Trees
3.6 Harmful Pruning Practices
3.7 How to Prune a Tree
3.8 Pruning Young Trees
3.9 Tree Support Systems
3.10 Post-Planting Tree Care
3.11 Replanting After a Storm