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How to Plant Trees – Spreading Roots Properly and Sheet Mulching


Many people plant trees in a way that almost insures that they will eventually get sick and die or at least not thrive. Here’s Jack Spirko of the Survival Podcast showing you how to properly plant your trees to maximize their chances of thriving.

“It is all about the roots and the soil.” – Jack Spirko

In part two he’ll show you how to untangle a root ball before planting.

This step is skipped by 90% of people that buy trees in box stores and it is why so many trees fail to thrive and or die.

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