When you walk through a mature wooded forest, it appears that trees can grow almost anywhere. That may be somewhat true in a completely natural environment. However, when we take trees out of this "natural environment," and try to grow them in our urban, "unnatural environment," our yards, they typically need a little help. This help can be achieved in several ways.
Successfully planting trees in our urban landscape requires consideration of many of the topics addressed below. Listed with each topic are several links that will provide a pathway to a great deal of related information.
There is much information already available over the internet which discusses tree care essentials. Spend some time browsing through them. Ask questions at your local tree nursery.