When you add a new plant to your garden, or move a plant from one spot to another, there are simple techniques and approaches you can use that will improve the chances of a successful result, for both you and your plant.
The following documents discuss planting and moving your garden treasures.
Horticultural Techniques for Successful Plant Establishment. Extension fact sheet for planting a new tree or shrub, including plant inspection at the nursery, care prior to planting, hole preparation, and plant installation.
Planting Trees and Shrubs in the Landscape FS047E. WSU Extension fact sheet FS047E including photographs and drawings of potential planting problems, and techniques for their solution.
Planting Trees and Shrubs. WSU Forest and Wildlife Extension web site has links, tips and strategies for successful planting.