Landscaping with Evergreen Trees

The Benefits and How to Do It

Looking to landscape your yard but don’t want to have to worry about dead plants in the winter? Evergreen trees are a great option for you! At we will discuss the benefits of landscaping with evergreen trees and how to do it. Keep reading for tips on choosing the right type of evergreen tree for your yard and how to care for them.

The first thing you need to consider when landscaping with evergreen trees is the climate. Some evergreen trees are better suited for colder climates, while others do better in warmer climates. Once you’ve determined what type of climate you have, you can narrow down your choices of evergreen trees.


Next, take a look at the space you have available for planting. Evergreen trees come in all shapes and sizes, so it’s important to choose one that will fit well in the space you have available. You’ll also want to consider the tree’s growth habit when choosing one for your landscape. Some evergreen trees grow tall and skinny, while others are shorter and fuller. Choose an evergreen tree that will complement the other plants in your landscape and that will fit the space you have available.

Once you’ve chosen the right evergreen tree for your landscape, it’s time to plant it! Be sure to follow the instructions on the tree’s tag or from your local nursery. Most evergreen trees prefer full sun and well-drained soil. Once you’ve planted your tree, water it well and mulch around the base of the tree.

Caring for your evergreen tree is relatively easy. Water it regularly, especially during dry periods. Fertilize your tree in early spring with a slow-release fertilizer made specifically for evergreens. Prune your tree as needed to remove dead or damaged branches and to keep its shape.

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