Plan your Garden Now! - Benefits of Planning in the Winter
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Jason Gaskill from Davey's Wilmington, Delaware, office talks about the benefits of planning your garden in the winter and what you should be doing now to help your trees be happy and healthy come spring. 

In this episode we cover:

  • Planting season (0:53)
  • Discounted trees (1:48)
  • Planting smaller trees (3:32)
  • Underrated trees Jason loves (3:49)
  • Pruning (6:06)
  • Fruiting bodies (8:38)
  • Looking for a planting spot - right tree, right place (10:08)
  • Planning early gives you more time (11:38)
  • Stewartia (13:17)
  • Best time of year to plant (15:46)
  • How Jason started his career (18:00)

To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code.

To learn more about the best time of year to prune, read our blogs, When is the Best Time to Prune Trees? and Importance of Pruning: 5 Reasons to Prune During the Winter Season
To learn more about planting your tree properly, watch our three part video: Right Tree, Right Place, Right Way Part 1 and Right Way Part 2.

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