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Invasive tree and shrub roots

Posted by jonfrum MA (My Page) on
Sun, Aug 8, 10 at 20:06

I have a stockade fence around my back yard, and on one side my neighbor has allowed trees and shrubs to grow up right along the property line. As a result, I get the branches hanging over - to the sun side - and roots in my back lawn and gardens. I'm digging a small trench (4-6 in.) along the fence to cut the surface roots, I'd also like to go deeper with some kind of barrier. Something bigger than lawn edger - I'm thinking more like 6-10 in. to stop the roots, or at least seriously slow them down. Is there a barrier product that I could use to run 30-40 ft along the fence?


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RE: Invasive tree and shrub roots

  • Posted by laag z6CapeCod (My Page) on
    Sun, Aug 8, 10 at 20:46

These products are called root barriers and there are several manufacturers.Deep Root and Century are ones that I have seen advertised for several years.


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RE: Invasive tree and shrub roots

Thanks.


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