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Re: tree roots

  • Subject: Re: tree roots
  • From: "Robert Leask" <rleask@hotmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 27 May 2002 17:10:29 +0000

One little hint when using pots in this way.  Leave just enough of the pot 
above the ground so you can grab it and give it a twist once in a while to 
break any roots that have managed to invade.


>From: Barbara Jackson <jacksonb@brandonu.ca>
>Reply-To: hosta-open@hort.net
>To: hosta-open@hort.net
>Subject: Re: tree roots
>Date: Mon, 27 May 2002 09:27:43 -0500
>Hello everyone,
>This is an excellent website and Alex Keenan's information is a godsend.
>I've just finished digging 25 hostas out of a 2 year old bed that was full
>of hair roots from either my chokecherry bushes or a neighbors blue spruce.
>  They were wound in and among the hosta roots and crowns and in the case 
>'Sagae' had encircled the crown and killed the hosta.  I'll be reading up
>on what to do and thank you for the website.
>BJ in SW MB (where the hosta are just beginning to show and only 1 has
>unfurled, 'Geisha')
>At 08:30 AM 5/25/02 -0400, you wrote:
> >    by  Alex Keenan at our under construction web site on tree care at
> >http://www.treeco.biz/alexkee.htm
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