Archive for July 2021
Surface Tree Roots – Why They Happen, Can or Should We Do Anything About Them?
Catherine Nickelson | Arborist | Horticulturist
Surface roots are the normal result of a shallow-rooted tree aging. The primary roots of many trees are within 8 inches of the soil surface. As these roots age they increase in circumference, just like a branch or trunk. The root does not reposition itself below the soil, so the thickening results in part of the root showing up in the turf.
Cover Photo, Catherine NickelsonRead More