Hotline: 816.833.TREE (8733)

8 Keys to Keep Your Trees Alive

Choose a tree that can withstand the tumultuous Kansas City weather.

Additional Information

Learn the proper steps to get trees off to a good start and will help maintain its health throughout its life.  Learn about species selection criteria; proper planting techniques and pitfalls; improving health with mulch; why watering is critical; winter considerations;   pruning for structure and strength; and why it is important to pay attention to the weather.

This class is 45-60 minutes.

Speaker Information

Chris Veach

Chris Veach has been an Extension Master Gardener (EMG) for 19 years.  She is a nature lover with many passions including the planting and proper care of trees, destructive tree pests, beneficial insects, protecting pollinators, strip composting/lasagna gardening, butterflies and birds.  She loves sharing her knowledge with the community in the Speakers Bureau and answering questions on the EMG Hotline.

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University of Missouri Extension Master Gardener Program