Secure the canvas around the trunk with twine, wire or sturdy cord and remove the.
Sep 21, Dig a trench around the perimeter of the tree wide enough to accommodate the rootball.
Push the spade toward the tree, creating a V-shaped trench. Apr 25, To plant your freshly dug lilac sucker in the ground, dig a hole deep enough, loosen up the soil some by digging around with your shovel. Place your lilac sucker or shoot into the hole and fill back with the loose soil. Gently firm it in with your foot.
Water it in well. Keep your fresh planted lilac watered until it is bushnotch.bars: Jul 21, Dig around the base of the lilac bush using a shovel or spade. The goal is to expose as many of the roots as possible within 2 or 3 feet of the trunk. 2.