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How to care for trees video series

Follow expert Peter Dawe from the Royal Botanic Garden's Youth Community Greening and learn how to:

  • choose the perfect tree to plant at home
  • plant and register your tree
  • care for your tree to ensure it lives a long and healthy live

How to select the perfect tree for your home

Trees are truly remarkable. Without trees, there'd be no us. Peter Dawe from the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney's Youth Community Greening program explains why they're so important, and how you can choose the perfect tree to plant at home.

How to plant a tree

Thinking about planting a tree in your home or community? From digging a hole to its first water, Peter Dawe from the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney Youth Community Greening program takes you through the process.

How to look after a tree

So, you've planted and registered your tree, but how do you make sure it lives a long and healthy life? Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney's Peter Dawe shows you everything you need to know about caring for a tree throughout its life. Join us in greening our city by planting a tree and registering it.