How to treeplant

In this case the depth of your shovel blade would have to sink to below the top “duff”, which is anything above the soil that cannot hold moisture. This may seem more obvious than it is, but with the great variety of terrain you will come across, you will find there are definitely many ways […]

Eventually you will realise that your shovel can be more useful than just carving a slice into the earth. For example, sometimes I may spin it around and use the D-handle to pack down the soil around the plug in hard-to-get-to spots. Another frequent use is to prod with it. Especially if you are in rocky […]

Now that you have an idea roughly where you want to plant your next tree, you want to get there with the most efficient movement. For this I like to imagine myself like a native American/First Nations Person who glides and slithers through the brush with the least amount of resistance or confrontation. A rookie, in […]