How To Plant Container Grown Trees and Shrubs
By: Julie Day
Mulch around trees and shrubs helps hold in moisture.
Step 8: Mulch Around Trees and Shrubs
- Apply Mulch: Add a light layer of mulch to protect your newly planted trees or shrubs. Usually a 2”- 4” layer of mulch is plenty.
- Position Mulch: Don’t pile mulch around the stem or trunk, as it can cause rotting and disease.