Starting A Garden

Landscaping in October


LL added on October 4, 2016 | Answered

I live in a Zone 6b: -5F to 0F. We just built a home and have been given some plants and trees for our (dirt) yard. If I plant them now, will they be ok? If I don't, they will die in the pots they're in.


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Alisma
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on October 5, 2016

Fall is a great time to plant many shrubs, trees, and perennials. There are some plants that are best planted at other times, but fall should work for most of what you have. Here is some advice on transplanting trees and shrubs:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/transplanting-trees.htm
http://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/yard-garden/trees-shrubs/planting-and-transplanting-trees-and-shrubs/

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