12 episodes

This monthly video podcast provides quick tips from ISA's library of resource manuals and Best Management Practices booklets, covering topics ranging from soil texture to chainsaw safety. Twice a year, a CEU quiz worth 1 CEU will be available for purchase covering the previous six months' podcasts.

Best Practices International Society of Arboriculture

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This monthly video podcast provides quick tips from ISA's library of resource manuals and Best Management Practices booklets, covering topics ranging from soil texture to chainsaw safety. Twice a year, a CEU quiz worth 1 CEU will be available for purchase covering the previous six months' podcasts.

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    Staking a Tree

    Staking a Tree

    In this installment of the Best Practices Podcast, we explore when it is necessary to stake a newly planted tree and how to properly stake a tree. The available quiz covers this episode, plus the previous episodes of Selecting Nursery Stock (Part 1 and 2), Tree Planting (Part 1 and 2), and Mulch Ring. (1 CEU-A,M,Bp)

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    Mulch Ring

    Mulch Ring

    A mulch ring around a tree is more than just an aesthetic bit of landscaping. In this episode of best practices we look at some basic do's and don'ts.

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    Tree Planting Part 2

    Tree Planting Part 2

    Once a proper sized hole is dug, here's some tips on getting the tree off to a good start in its new home.

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    Tree Planting Part 1

    Tree Planting Part 1

    Now that you’ve got the right tree for the right location, here’s some tips on planting that will get the tree off to a good start.

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    Selecting Nursery Stock Part 2

    Selecting Nursery Stock Part 2

    In part two of the Best Practices Podcast on selecting nursery stock, we take a look under the burlap for what to look for in a tree's root ball.

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    Selecting Nursery Stock Part 1

    Selecting Nursery Stock Part 1

    Selecting a particular tree from the nursery can be as important as selecting an appropriate species for the planting site. a few minutes of inspection at the time of selection can help you choose a healthy tree and avoid long-term problems.

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