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Backyard Conservation: How to Plant & Prune Trees – Free Tips by Mail

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Backyard Conservation: How to Plant & Prune Trees. Get the whole set free from the USDA including composting, mulching, patio plants and pest management!

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Backyard Conservation: How to Plant & Prune Trees – Free Tips by Mail

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) offers several beautiful, full color posters which are terrific teaching tools for classrooms, preschools, homeschools, etc.  Or, they might be nice to hand out at a Farmer’s Market, science fair, or similar.

Don’t miss all the other tips you can get free by mail in our big list below, including composting, mulching and pest management! You can order the whole Backyard Conservation Tip Sheet Set rather than one at a time, if you’d like them all!

All publications are also available in PDF format to download immediately on your computer. The USDA has lots more publications, many of which are available only in very large quantities (e.g., 250, 1000, etc.) See more USDA posters and publications available here.

Backyard Conservation Tree Planting Tip Sheet

This How to Plant & Maintain Trees tip sheet provides detailed information on planting trees, which is a conservation practice mentioned in the Backyard Conservation.

To get your free Backyard Conservation tip sheets:

  1. Click link of item you want
  2. Click “Add to Basket”
  3. Repeat to add all items you want to your basket
  4. When you’re done, click “Checkout”
  5. If you have an account, enter your ID – if not leave it blank and click NEXT
  6. Fill out form and click NEXT
  7. Click SUBMIT ORDER
  8. Your order will be shipped within 5 to 10 business days to the address you provide

*NOTE: do not click “Previous” – if you do you might end up in a loop where you can’t check out. If that happens, just click “Cancel” and then “Checkout” again.

 

 

 

More Backyard Conservation Tip Sheets you can order free by mail:

NOTE: if you want to order ALL of the Backyard Conservation tipsheets, you can do so here: Backyard Conservation Tip Sheet Set
This packet contains the 10 tip sheets which provide detailed information on implementing the conservation practices highlighted in the Backyard Conservation book.

 

 

Composting Tip Sheet*
This tip sheet provides detailed information on composting which is a conservation practice mentioned in the book.
Mulching Tip Sheet*
This tip sheet provides detailed information on mulching, which is a conservation practice mentioned in the book.
Nutrient Mgt Tip Sheet*
This tip sheet provides detailed information on nutrient management, which is a conservation practice mentioned in the book.
Patio Plants
This tipsheet explains how to use patio plants to attract birds and butterflies. Order one copy and reproduce locally.
Pest Management Tip Sheet*
This tip sheet provides detailed information on pest management, which is a conservation practice mentioned in the book.
Pond Tip Sheet*
This tip sheet provides detailed information on installing a pond, which is a conservation practice mentioned in the book.
Poster-Winter Version
A beautifully photographed cardinal, in a snowy winter setting, illustrates the importance of backyard conservation to wildlife. Poster is perfect for any time of the year. Size: 22 x 32 inches. (2001)
Terracing Tip Sheet*
This tip sheet provides detailed information on installing terraces, which is a conservation practice mentioned in the book.
Backyard Conservation Tip Sheet Set*
This packet contains the 10 tip sheets which provide detailed information on implementing the conservation practices highlighted in the Backyard Conservation book. (1998) Order one copy and reproduce locally.
Tree Planting Tip Sheet*
This tip sheet provides detailed information on planting trees, which is a conservation practice mentioned in the book.
Water Conservation Tip Sheet*
This tip sheet provides detailed information on water conservation, which is a practice mentioned in the book.
Wetland Tip Sheet*
This tip sheet provides detailed information on wetlands, which is a conservation practice mentioned in the book.
Wildlife Habitat Tip Sheet*
This tip sheet provides detailed information on creating a habitat for wildlife which is a conservation practice mentioned in the book.