Careful Handling and Planting of Nursery Stock

It is easy to forget that seedlings are sensitive, living organisms that come under stress the moment they are lifted from the nursery beds. Like fish out of water - seedling vigor can only decline until they are finally placed into the ground. As a contributor to the annual planting of millions of trees in Ontario, your challenge is to ensure maximum survival and seedling growth by reducing stress. Doing your job well helps to create healthy and vigorous forests.

Click here for more . . .

Viewing these fact sheets requires the free Adobe Acrobat Reader plug-in.