Home Is Where Your Trees Are


Tree Structure. Roots.


Tree Structure. Roots. Part 1

The upper parts of a tree inevitably monopolize our attention. The trunk and crown, the leaves, flowers and fruit, are what we can see and enjoy. When they think about their trees' care...

Tree Structure. Roots. Part 2

Where adjacent trees had been removed by natural death or foresters' thinning, in known years, the trees under study had responded, as shown in growth rings, by quickly extending their roots...

Tree Structure. Roots. Part 3

Moreover, Mr. Stout claims, sod does not restrict the air and moisture of tree roots. On the contrary, sod breathes better than baked bare ground and it slows the evaporation of moisture from...

Tree Structure. Roots. Part 4

A Canadian doctor named Locke used to ascribe most human ailments to deformations of the feet, brought on by wearing badly designed shoes. Some dendrologists similarly believe that more tree...