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Caring For Newly Planted Trees

Albert Dehon

Good care can help newly planted trees grow strong and withstand damage later in their life. On this edition of Talk of Iowa, host Charity Nebbe speaks with Iowa DNR Forester Mark Vitosh about the care and support trees need in the weeks, months and even years following planting. Iowa State University Horticulturist, Cindy Haynes, joins the program to answer listener questions about plants and gardens.


  • Mark Vitosh, district forester, Iowa DNR
  • Cindy Haynes, associate professor of horticulture, Iowa State University
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Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa
Matthew was a producer for IPR's River to River and Talk of Iowa