1: Learn how to plant an oak tree in your backyard for years of shade and beauty.

2: Find the perfect spot with full sun and well-draining soil to plant your oak tree.

3: Dig a hole twice as wide and deep as the tree's root ball, and gently plant the oak.

4: Water the oak tree regularly, especially during hot and dry periods to help it thrive.

5: Add a layer of mulch around the base of the tree to retain moisture and prevent weeds.

6: Prune the oak tree in late winter or early spring to maintain its shape and health.

7: Fertilize the oak tree with a slow-release fertilizer in the spring to promote growth.

8: Protect your oak tree from pests and diseases by regularly inspecting its leaves and branches.

9: Enjoy watching your majestic oak tree grow and mature in your backyard for generations to come.