More Information on Trees and Plantings

 

Landscape Guide to Plants for the Upper Midwest -  An interactive guide specific to the Upper Midwest zones 3, 4 and 5. Included on the site is an animation of the correct way to prune each species.

 

Soil Survey -  Interactive guide for checking your own soil type(s) to aid in tree species selection

 

South Dakota Tree List - Native South Dakota trees and characteristics

 

Planting Your Trees - Guide to planting your newly purchased trees

 

Why plant a sheltbelt/windbreak? - Benefits of planting a shelterbelt along with common tree species descriptions

 

Weed Control - How to control weeds in your new shelterbelt

 

Salt Affected Sites - Plant materials for saline/sodic soil sites