Improper tree planting is a widespread problem today. One study by researchers at the Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories found that 93% of trees planted over a two-year period had excessive soil or mulch covering the root collar. The problems associated with improper planting may not be evident for months or even years. A properly planted tree will have a visible root flare. If you are planning to have trees planted on your property, call us, and we will explain some steps to take to ensure that your trees are planted correctly. If you would like, we can plant trees for you ourselves. We will work with you to select species that will fit your site and meet your needs.