Tree Planting – There’s an App for That!

027Need someone to walk your dog? There’s an app for that! Want to learn how to meditate? Yep. There’s an app for that! Trying to decide how to pick out a tree and plant it? Guess what? There’s an app for that too!

Imagine you’re scouring the nursery trying to find just the right specimen that will tolerate the shady slope in your backyard but will also yield a stunning display of color in the fall. With the Oregon State University Extension Service’s new app, Selecting, Planting and Caring for a New Tree, you’ll quickly be able to narrow down the choices and be headed home with your new investment to enjoy for years to come. And guess what, the app is free! Get the app here, with versions available for both Android and iOS. FYI – it works best on a tablet.

OSU Tree Planting App

The OSU tree planting app offers everything you’d want to know about how to select a tree. Plan for a multitude of situations including water or energy conservation, challenging locations like shady slopes or spots in full sun, geographical regions like the coast range, and tree attributes such as whether or not the tree will flower or lose its leaves in the autumn.

Trees are identified by their size at maturity, how hardy they are, and each includes a photo. The OSU tree planting app also offers illustrations and videos for guiding new tree owners through the ins and outs of tree planting.

Need help planting and caring for your tree? There’s an app for that! But better than an app is the years of experience that the tree care professionals at Arbor Pro have to offer. Arbor Pro tree experts can not only help you plant your new tree, but they can also provide ongoing care such as pruning. Our certified arborist and can advise you on any tree-related questions that arise whether it’s during the selection process or years later after your tree has matured. The value that trees add to your property is an investment that you don’t want to risk. So, it’s worth it to ensure they receive the attention they need to stay healthy for the long haul.

If you need help with any tree-related services, don’t hesitate to give us a call! We offer free consultations and estimates by our highly trained and fully insured tree care experts in Portland and the surrounding areas.

PS – If you need help downloading or operating an app, we suggest you find a 13-year-old. 

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