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Re: problem tree roots


Actually, it's a good plan to put some gravel or fast draining
material right in back of any masonry wall to aid in drainage so the
pressure of the soil and water don't cause a bulge in the wall. 
Stone dust works a treat for this as well.

Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
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> From: Theresa <tchessie@comcast.net>
> Looked for the fabric- but no one here has ever heard of it. 
Thanks for the
> heads up on the gravel-  I didn't really want to haul in in anyway.
> probably just cram some of the nasty clay that I dug out of the
ground to
> make room for the blocks.  Not much should want to grow there-
> since it should become hard as a rock along  the wall once the sun
bakes it
> a bit.

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