Tree Selection & Care

If you need help deciding which trees to plant and how to care for them, here are some excellent resources.

•  A valuable site for tree selection, planting tips, and tree care, visit Trees are Good to download brochures on topics such as Tree Selection, New Tree Planting, Plant Health Care, and Pruning Mature Trees.

• Visit the Idaho Landscapes & Gardens site by the University of Idaho Extension where you’ll find information on selecting, caring for, fertilizing, diagnosing, and pruning trees and shrubs.

• For planting tips, including proper preparation of the planting site and post-planting care, review the Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation Planting Guide.

• The International Society of Arboriculture Pacific Northwest Chapter offers a downloadable Tree Care Guide for insights into maintaining tree health.