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Four Tips To Help You Take Your Landscaping With You When You Move

For one reason or another, you may have to relocate into a new home. This can be a chore and there may be some things that you have to leave behind. If you have a gardening hobby, there may also be some plants and trees that you do not want to leave behind. Some of these can be taken with you with the help of a plant relocation service. Here are some tips to help you take your landscaping with you when you move:

1. Removing Small Plants To Make Room For Equipment

The small plants will be what you want to move first. You can start by digging up the most hardy plants and putting them in containers to be moved. If you have an herb garden, you can also take sprigs from the different pants to take them with you too. Make sure to water and care for the plants once you have them in containers. Doing this will also help make room for equipment that needs to be used to move large trees and shrubs.

2. Preparing Large Trees And Shrubs For Removal

To prepare the large trees and shrubs, you will want to make sure they are healthy and postpone any trimming or pruning. You can start by digging around the root systems to make room to dig them up. Try to avoid cutting any roots if possible to prevent excess stress on the plants when they begin their journey.

3. Preparing Plants And Trees For The Trip To Their New Home 

Preparing the plants and trees for their trip to their new home is also important. You will want to make sure that the root balls of plants are well protected and that they have plenty of soil for the trip. You can use peat moss or hay to help protect the roots when you wrap them with cloth for their journey. This will help to keep moisture in the soil and prevent the roots from drying out.

4. Transplanting And Care After Arrival To Ensure Survival Of Plants

Once your plants have arrived at their new home, the real challenge begins. You want to reduce the stress on plants when you transplant them. It is a good idea to check the soil conditions to ensure that they are good for the transplant. When you put the plants in the ground, you will want to make sure they are well water, and you may also want to use a root treatment to reduce stress.

These are some tips to help you take your landscaping with you when you move. If you need help getting your plants to their new home, contact a plant relocation service to get help with the largest plants that need to be transplanted.