Sabtu, 25 Juli 2009

[] How To Plant A Red Oak Tree

has posted a new item, 'How To Plant A Red Oak Tree'

Planting Red Oak Trees

Red Oak Trees. Whenever I think of Red Oak Trees, I remember hunting when I
was a kid and standing near trees that were giants. Now every Red Oak tree I
plant, I can invision those days in the deep woods and those grand trees and
hope someone else will have that same enjoyment. These trees will help you too
in establish a desired vision to your landscape.
Beyond their size, Red Oak Trees also fill important ecological niches. They
grow across broad ranges of forest and urban conditions, finding much of North
America to their liking.

Red Oak Trees need protection from deer, disease, insects, and competing weeds
and shrubs. The better your weed control the better your trees will grow. When
seedlings are planted, it best to plant them with large spacings to allow more
light to the plant. If these trees are planted in shade, they tend to be more
open. Red Oak Trees are used around new construction because they perform in a
wide range of soil conditions. Threse trees can take wetter soils than most
trees and are many time found in native areas near creek or river banks.If you
have compacted soil from new construction, we suggest smaller trees of 3-5'
height.

All people handling seedlings and small trees need to help with the life
support of your plants. Seedlings are like fish out of water and need care which
is often overlooked between the time the seedlings are lifted and transplanted.
Improper care means higher mortality. Do not try and reinvent the wheel. You
must protect seedling from moisture and temperature extremes, as well as
physical damage.
Seedlings are living and should be handled carefully. For a higher survival
rate, treat trees carefully and plant them immediately. I like to have a backup
plan for planting if the weather turns bad. I will sometimes switch from lining
out the seedlings to potting them up if I realize that the soil conditions will
not be right for an extended lenght of time. If planting must be delayed a few
days, keep the plants in a cold, protected place with air circulation between
the trees. Keep the trees out of the rain and wind. To check if the trees need
water, feel the media at the roots.. If it isn't damp,
water the trees and allow the excess water to drain. In cool, damp weather, the
biggest threat to these trees is from mold. Try to keep out of soil seedlings
moist by either restricting water loss with a water vapor barrier or by wetting
the roots at regular intervals. While handling or planting try to reduce
temperature and air movement around the seedlings. Windy days can dry out
seedlings so consider waiting for calmer weather. Once your soil conditions are
correct OUR FREE USE PLANTERS will make planting a snap so its will be worth
waiting for good planting conditions.
HOW TO PLANT

Ideal planting days are cool and cloudy with little or no wind. If possible,
avoid planting on warm, windy days. The soil should be moist not wet. Care in
planting is more important than speed. Make sure the roots are never allowed to
become dry. Bare root seedlings should be carried in a waterproof bag or bucket
with plenty of moist material packed around the roots to keep them damp.
Ideally, bare root boxes should be kept refrigerated or packed in ice or snow.
Don't freeze the trees.
Competition from weeds, grass, brush or other trees is very detrimental to
survival and growth of seedlings. Choose areas free from this competition or
clear at least a three-foot square bare spot before planting. Seedlings should
not be planted under the crown of existing trees, or closer than 6 feet to
existing brush. Avoid areas near walnut trees.
Brush aside loose organic material such as leaves, grass, etc., from the
planting spot to expose mineral soil. If organic matter gets into the planting
hole, it can decompose and leave air spaces. Roots will dry out when they grow
into these spaces.
Open up the hole, making sure the hole is deep enough for the roots to be fully
extended. If roots are curled or bunched up, the tree will not be able to take
up water correctly, will often weaken and die, or may blow down later due to
poor root structure.
Take a tree out of your planting bag or bucket only after a hole is ready. When
exposed, the fine roots can dry out in as little as 30 seconds. Seedling shoots
and roots lose water to air, roots require more protecting.Unlike leaves ,they
do not have stomata (closeable openings on the surface of the leaves) or any
waxy coatings to help reduce water loss. If the roots apear dry they are
probably dead. Now I know you are thinking,"I will place them in a buckect of
water and store them there until planting". This will not work. Submerge plants
for no longer that a couple of minutes. Placing them in water cuts them off from
oxygen. Remember to remove the container before planting a containerized tree. A
helpful hint to all those new gardeners just starting is to remember to always
plant green side up.
Hold the seedling in place in the hole, making sure the roots are straight,
fully extended and that the tree is neither too shallow or too deep in the hole.

Fill hole, allowing soil to fall in around the roots. Tamp with hands or with
your heel. Don't crush the roots by jumping up and down around the seedling like
there is a snake curled up around the seedling. It is delicate. Fill with more
soil, if necessary, and tamp. Tamping is important. If soil is not firmly packed
around the roots, there will be air pockets that can dry out the roots, and the
seedlings may be weakly anchored. It is far easier to plant the tree strait up
then have the tree leaning and have to adjust the tree later.
(Addition of fertilizer and plant vitamins at the time of planting is not
generally necessary.)
Take your time in planting. Proper spacing will help you grow a more valuable
crop. I have tried to get more production from a limited area by over planting
and then thinning, but I always have had trouble in harvesting .... digging is
slower and poor quality usually results for a portion of the crop. Avoid these
tree planting errors:
Tangled roots
Planting too shallow
Planting too deep
Air pockets
Turned up roots (this is called J rooting)
Planting trees that are not tolerant of wet soils in poorly drained areas
Planting over rocks, septic tanks and leach fields, on sand mounds
CARE OF TREES FOLLOWING PLANTING
Check periodically to be sure that brush, grass and other vegetation is kept
under control by mowing, mulching, spraying or a combination of these
treatments. Always obtain advice from a licensed pest control advisor before
using chemicals. You ag extension agency may offer courses in application of
chemicals. Monitoring the appearance of your trees will help you to detect signs
of insects, diseases or other problems. Apperances also help sell your product.
Look for foliage turning yellow, new foliage drooping or other signs of poor
health. It is easier to take successful corrective action if the problem is
detected early.
Over watering is a common problem in irrigated plantations. You probably won't
need to water more frequently than every 7-10 days. Give your trees a thorough,
deep soak and then let the soil dry out before the next watering. This
encourages the roots to grow down in search of water. Frequent, shallow watering
encourages root growth near the surface and the trees are more dependent on
irrigation and are less windfirm.
Animals can be a major cause of damage to young trees. Porcupines, gophers,
mice, rabbits, deer and cattle are the most frequent source of damage. In many
states you may have to call your game commission and get their recomendations on
legal methods to protect your crop. In our state, you can get help from the Pa.
Game Commission to kill deer that are a threat to your seedlings or obtain a
free fence to keep deer away from your seedlings. Over the years we have lost
more trees to mice than any other animal. Put rat baits out on a regular basis.
Over the years we have lost more seedlings and plants to mice than any other
culprit including deer and rabbits combined.
You an see more articles about the care of trees plants and nursery stock at
our web site http://www.seedlingsrus.com other links are:

http://seedlingsrus.com/DeerDamageControl
http://seedlingsrus.com/Soils
http://seedlingsrus.com/PlantingTips.html
http://www.zone5trees.com/GrowingGrasses.html
About the Author
Bill Has been planting trees on his 250 ac. tree farm for 25 years. The farm is
located in Doylestown Pa. 25 miles north of Philadelphia in Bucks County. -
When you look at junior and bask in a sunny toothless smile, you are sure that
nothing's good enough for your baby, that your child deserves the very best you
can offer, right? This quest for perfection leads you to spend countless hours
agonizing over which infant food is better, what type of crib would be more
comfortable, and also, which nappy should you buy that gives baby both ease and
hygiene!?Gone are the days when you wrapped a piece of cloth around your baby
and called it nappy! Nappies come brand-made today in numerous types both
artificial and natural and in different sizes to give your baby that perfect
fit, and in a wide spectrum of attractive colors and prints to make your little
one appear even more adorable!Nappies can be roughly classified into two
categories: disposable and natural or cloth nappies. While disposable nappies
may have their own benefits, cloth nappies are environmentally friendly, soft,
and they look really great on your baby! Cloth nappies are also economical,
actually more economical in the long run than disposable nappies, because cloth
nappies can be washed to use again and again, meaning you need fewer nappies.
Moreover, cloth nappies get better the more you wash, as the fabric gets softer,
making the nappy more comfy. This makes the secondhand value of cloth nappies
very high!Cloth nappies are available in different types, giving you a wide
choice to select from. Below are the most popular styles available:The All in
One nappy is a single part nappy that does not need any outer wrapper. The
inside of this diaper is super absorbent. This makes an All in One Diaper very
convenient when taking your baby out, as it makes changing diapers in public
efficient and fuss free!The Flat Diaper is, as its name suggests, quite flat!
Flat nappies are folded to suit the contours of your baby, so the maximum
thickness of the folded cloth can be adjusted according to the baby's needs.
Once arranged, it should be fastened with a plastic nappy gripper, such as Nappy
Nippa, to prevent leaks and stains. Flat diapers require a wrapper in addition
to firmly secure it in place.As they require no folding or pinning, shaped
Diapers are very easy to use, and can be used in situations that require a quick
change. Another convenience is that it can even be fastened beforehand and
pulled on like pants for the older toddler. Being shaped, it does not appear
bulky beneath the baby's clothes.The Fitted Nappy has elastic in the legs and
waist region. This gives the diaper an advantage, as it can be worn without an
extra outer cover. Also, the lack of cover means your baby's body gets more air.
In addition, the Fitted Nappy with its unique hourglass design, does not hamper
baby's movement and prevents the 'waddling effect' caused by other bulky and
cumbersome nappies.Pocket/Stuffable Cloth Nappies can be adjusted to your baby's
special needs. Stuffable Nappies are a kind of wrap with an inner pocket, where
the absorbent material is stuffed. This absorbent material can be adjusted
according to the baby's requirement, meaning it can be bulked or slimmed down
accordingly.Birth to Potty Cloth Nappies are a one-size nappy that can be fit to
suit your growing baby. This is a two part nappy system requiring an outer cover
and nappy. Birth to Potty Cloth Nappies may seem more expensive at the outset,
but are actually the more economical, because you don't need to replace nappies
when your baby's size increases as he grows into a toddler.Organic reusable
nappies are made from cotton that is grown and processed without the use of
harmful chemicals, and is one hundred percent naturally grown. This makes the
fibre absolutely safe for your baby's skin. Apart from cotton, hemp is another
great natural fibre. Hemp is a super absorbent material and makes for stain free
nappies.Swim nappies have a waistband and snugly fit around the legs to prevent
and contain any accidents. Reusable swim nappies are made from a soft, stretchy
material that allows water to escape but contains anything more solid. As they
are reusable, these nappies can be washed and reused.Some of the most popular
nappy brands are Mother-ease, Popolino, Bambino Mio, Wonderoos, Tots Bots, Easy
Peasy, Minki, and Fuzzi Bunz Diapers.About the Author: Kalwant Rana is A
Freelance Writer For http://www.nappiesanddiapers.com. You Can Find Lots Of
Useful Information About All Kinds Of Diapers And Nappies

You may view the latest post at
http://www.richproject.co.cc/?p=2674

You received this e-mail because you asked to be notified when new updates are
posted.
Best regards,
admin
k_malee@hotmail.com

0 komentar:

Posting Komentar