Now is the prime time of year to transplant a tree from the nursery, or from wherever it grows today. Above ground the tree is now dormant, but once well replanted its roots will make some growth over the ensuing winter and be well set into the soil for the burst of spring that follows. All will give it a better chance against the summer drought that seems likely.
Transplanting trees takes some care
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