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When’s the right time to plant a tree or bush from a container? Any time

** FOR USE WITH AP WEEKLY FEATURES **  Fall is a perfect  time to plant,  the soil is perfect for digging and  roots will have some time to grow before spring warmth coaxes leaves from bare stems.

Planting from containers causes very little harm to the root system of trees and shrubs and can be done successfully any time of the year. The key is to follow directions, water well and apply mulch.

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