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Re: Tree help...they are too slow!

  • Subject: Re: Tree help...they are too slow!
  • From: NardaA@aol.com
  • Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2003 11:07:37 EDT

In a message dated 6/11/03 10:01:50 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
abtrlife@earthlink.net writes:

> I don't know about all willows, but the large weeping willows (the ones 
>  the ordinary, non-gardener would think of when weeping willow is 
>  mentioned - don't know the botanical name) are a nightmare. I've heard 
>  what could be horror stories about their roots. They seek out any and 
>  all available water sources. I've heard of them strangling water lines. 

My neighbor in back planted a willow about twenty feet from his inground pool 
a couple of years ago.  I thought that he was crazy, no I know he is crazy 
and the willow tree has nothing to do with it.  N.

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