June 1, 2017

As evidenced here, maples have a shallow root system.  This red maple was planted by "professionals landscapers" who did not plant it deep enough--a problem that cannot be corrected.  The result is an exposed pleated root system.  Notice also the girdling roots.  So wh...

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Unfortunately, most people have limited gardening ability or environmental ethic; including many "professionals" employed to choose, install and maintain plants and design landscapes. This page highlights specific examples of the incompetence and deficiency with commentary on remedy or recommendation for course of action. Examples are numerous and easy to find - rarely requiring me to travel far from home.  Hopefully, these postings will make the task of finding examples more difficult.

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