In transplanting trees all the roots which may have become bruised or broken in the process of lifting should be cut clean away behind the broken part, as they then more readily strike out new roots from the cut parts.
Finish the transplanting of herbaceous plants by the end of the first week.
Such fruit trees as have dropped their leaves may be transplanted; this is the best season for transplanting (though with care it may be done earlier), whether the leaves have fallen or not.
The best season for transplanting deciduous trees is during the early autumn months.
In transplanting smaller subjects, such as plants for the flower garden, much less effort is required.