Decks are frequently used to avoid damage to trees in the construction area. Existing homesite trees are among the most important amenities, because they are literally irreplaceable. That's why the IRS and some homeowners' insurance allow you compensation for the loss of a large old tree. As living things, trees are vulnerable to soil disturbance. The most sensitive area is the soil within the dripline, which your designer should be fully aware of. Some species like native California oaks are highly sensitive to soil disturbance.
Why Does Piling Dirt Around a Tree Kill It?
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Read the original article. Besides being beautiful, they provide shade and shelter, and change with the seasons. Hanging out in treehouses in childhood was perhaps our way of getting close to these perfect living structures. Lucky for us, we can keep trees close to home even as grown-ups.
Discussion in ' Homeowner Helper Forum ' started by lisa , Mar 22, Log in or Sign up. How much soil can I add to the ground around my mature Burr Oak trees? I am in quick need of an answer as I have recently excavated to put on an addition and the excavators have dumped the clay filled soil around my Oak trees. Also, How detrimental to the trees is it to have heavy equipment driving in the drip lines of the trees?
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