Early spring is the best time to plant trees in Colorado. Fall is the next best time to plant. Gardeners should complete all planting by mid-October.Continue Reading
The tree's growth cycle should be considered before planting. A tree should not be planted when it is producing new buds and has soft roots.
Gardeners should wait for a calm, cloudy and humid day to plant a tree. If they are planting a bare root tree, they should soak the roots in a bucket of water overnight before planting. Before planting, trees should be stored in a shady spot that is protected from wind.Learn more about Trees & Bushes
Late winter or early spring is the best time to begin spraying an apple tree. Using horticultural oil spray helps to destroy any insects and their eggs on the tree before new growth begins.Full Answer >
The best time to grow satsuma mandarin trees begins in early spring or late March. Mature satsuma mandarin trees are much more tolerant to cold than other breeds of mandarin trees; however, young satsuma trees should be protected from the cold during their first few growing season.Full Answer >
The best time to prune most trees and shrubs is in the late winter or early spring. Flowering shrubs should be pruned in late spring, after the plant is finished blooming.Full Answer >
The best time to prune azalea bushes is in the late spring and early summer, while boxwoods can be pruned at any point in the year except for late fall. The reason for pruning determines how the bushes should be pruned.Full Answer >