Tree Planting Services in Farmington Hills, MI

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Tree Planting Near Farmington Hills, MI

Are you looking to plant new trees on your property? Adding trees creates an immediate impact with beauty and shade while enhancing your home’s curb appeal and property value for years to come.

However, proper tree planting takes skill and experience to do it right the first time.

Our ISA Certified Arborists at Farmington Hills Tree Pros have planted thousands of trees over the past few years.

We know the proper techniques and have the right equipment to plant trees of all sizes and species for both residential and commercial properties.

When you choose us for your tree planting, our team will:

  • Do a site evaluation to determine the optimal placement and spacing for new trees. We consider sunlight, drainage, nearby structures and utilities.
  • Recommend the most suitable tree species for your landscape objectives, soil, and growing zone.
  • Use proper planting techniques for digging holes, preparing soil, handling root balls, staking, mulching and irrigating.
  • Carefully plant, stake, and guy the trees to prevent future issues as they establish.
  • Provide a complete care schedule after planting to help your new trees thrive.
  • Offer a 1-year planting warranty for proper establishment. Check More Details.

By hiring pros for your tree planting, you avoid costly mistakes that can lead to tree failure or hampered growth.

Our tree experts have the knowledge to give your new trees the healthiest start possible. Invest in the future of your landscape with professional tree planting services.

Process We Follow for Tree Planting

Site Analysis

The first step in our tree planting process is a thorough site analysis. We will walk your property to determine the optimal tree species, number of trees and tree locations. Key factors we consider include:

  • Sunlight patterns throughout the day
  • The location of existing structures, overhead and underground utilities
  • Soil conditions and drainage
  • Your landscape objectives and personal preferences

Proper site planning allows us to select ideal planting spots and tree varieties that will flourish. It also prevents conflicts between trees, buildings, and infrastructure as they grow.

Tree Selection

Once we complete the site analysis, we help you select the most suitable tree types for your landscape goals and growing conditions. Our ISA Certified Arborists will recommend trees that are:

  • Appropriate for your location’s USDA Hardiness Zone (Zone 6).
  • Fit for the soil, drainage and sunlight exposure in your planned planting areas.
  • Complement other trees and plants already growing.
  • Provide the desired aesthetics, shade, wind protection, etc.
  • Resistant to diseases and pests common in here.

Some excellent options for residential tree planting include maples, oaks, flowering crabapples, lindens and spruce. We will help match species to your site.

Pre-Planting Preparation

After choosing trees, our team will prepare the planting sites. Proper soil preparation is crucial for healthy root development. We will:

  • Outline each planting hole based on the tree’s root ball size.
  • Dig holes to the proper width and depth for each species.
  • Amend native soil if needed to improve texture and drainage.
  • Build raised planting beds if drainage is poor.

For commercial sites or large plantings, we can bring in our equipment for efficient pre-planting preparation.

Careful Planting

The key to healthy, thriving trees is careful planting. Our tree experts will:

  • Move trees carefully to avoid damaging the root ball or tree.
  • Place the root ball on undisturbed soil in the center of the hole.
  • Straighten and face the tree properly, then backfill native soil.
  • water thoroughly to saturate the root zone without air pockets.
  • Apply mulch around each tree without touching the trunk.
  • Stake and guy all trees properly to avoid movement.

Post-Planting Care

The work doesn’t stop once trees are planted. We instruct you on proper aftercare to keep trees healthy as they establish, including:

  • Watering schedule based on species, soil and weather.
  • Mulching, pruning and fertilizing techniques.
  • How to carefully remove staking and guying over time.
  • Ongoing pest and disease prevention.

With the right post-planting care, your trees will thrive in their new home.

Cost of Tree Planting in Farmington Hills, MI

What does professional tree planting cost? Pricing depends on several factors:

  • Tree size and species. Larger trees cost more.
  • Number of trees being planted.
  • Site accessibility and soil conditions.
  • Additional services like staking, guying, soil amendments, etc.

Here are some typical price ranges:

  • Small potted or balled-and-burlapped trees up to 12 feet tall – $150 – $350 per tree
  • Medium to large balled-and-burlapped trees 12-30 feet tall – $350 – $950 per tree
  • Mature trees over 30 feet tall – $950 – $1,500 per tree

Call us for an exact quote tailored to your tree planting project. Volume discounts may apply for large plantings. Investment in proper planting today will enhance your landscape for generations.

Examples of Our Tree Service Projects in Farmington Hills, Michigan

Great Reasons to Choose Us

Quality Services

Our ISA-certified arborists use industry best practices to ensure safe, high-quality tree care.

Licensed & Insured

We are licensed, bonded, and insured for your peace of mind.


Our flexible scheduling makes it easy to book tree services when it’s convenient for you.

Free Consultations

We provide free estimates and consultations for all new customers.

Customer Satisfaction

Excellent service and fair pricing result in happy customers. See our 5-star reviews.

Affordable Pricing

As a local company, we offer very reasonable rates on all tree services.

FAQs About Tree Planting in Farmington Hills, Michigan

What is the best time to plant trees in Farmington Hills?

Spring and fall are ideal for tree planting. Avoid summer heat or frozen winter soil. Ask us for best planting months per species.

How long does it take for newly planted trees to establish?

Establishment time varies by tree but generally 1-3 years. Proper watering and care aids root development.

Should I amend my soil before tree planting?

In most cases, no. Amending disrupts soil layers. We assess if amendments will help drainage or texture.

How close together should trees be planted?

Spacing depends on species size at maturity and site. We properly space trees to allow future growth.

Should I prune trees at planting?

Pruning at planting is not necessary in most cases. We only prune to remove damaged branches or improve structure.

Do newly planted trees need staking or guying?

If planted properly, many trees won’t need support. We determine if staking or guying is beneficial.

How often do I water newly planted trees?

Watering frequency depends on species, soil, weather and more. We provide a tailored watering schedule.

What is the best mulch for new trees?

Shredded wood or bark mulch 2-4 inches deep is ideal. Don’t pile mulch against the trunk.

When can staking and guying be removed?

We monitor tree establishment and advise when support can be removed safely, usually in 1-2 years.

How can I get the most value from investment in new trees?

Follow our expert planting and care recommendations to grow healthy trees that thrive for decades.

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This is the best tree service I have ever used! They were able to save a tree I thought was a goner. Their arborists really know what they are doing. The prices are very fair too.
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I highly recommend this tree service company. They pruned and shaped my trees and did an excellent job. They were on time, worked efficiently, and left my yard looking great. 
Allen M.

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I used this tree service for routine pruning and maintenance on the trees on my commercial property. They did high quality work on schedule and on budget. I will continue to use them.
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