by Daryl Beyers Length: 03:39Length: 3:38Planting the right way can be the difference in a plant's survival. All too often we quickly dig a hole, plop in the plant, then kick dirt around it. No wonder so many plants never survive their first season. The best way to get a new plant off to a healthy start is to base your practices on how that plant is packaged. Packaging influences the condition of the roots and the root-ball soil, which, in turn, affects how to plant properly. So even if you know the basics, there is a good chance you will learn a trick or two in this video about planting balled-and-burlapped woodies to increase the odds your plants will thrive. Related Videos Planting Container-Grown Ornamentals Planting Bare-Root Plants View the discussion thread.