“What is the best time to plant trees and shrubs?” That’s a question we receive from property managers across Fulton County who are showing signs of cabin fever — ready to get a jump on their commercial landscapes before spring flush takes over.
Any green-thumbed Atlantan will probably tell you: Fall is the best time to plant trees and shrubs. And they wouldn’t be wrong. That’s because soil temperatures in our region are warm enough in the fall to encourage and sustain root growth while the tree or shrub goes dormant.
Now that we’re in the middle of winter, however, that bit of information doesn’t necessarily do you any good (presently speaking). But that doesn’t mean the planting window has closed shut on you and your commercial landscape.Read More