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Don't do to Trees

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#1 Way to Hurt Trees: Suffocation by Burying

Don't put anything over the roots of a tree. That causes suffocation because roots need air as much as they need water. Don't bury the tree in additional soil or under rocks. FILL KILLS.

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Sep 20, 2018
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Basia Alexander
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#2 Way to Hurt Trees: Strangulation

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Sep 18, 2018
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Basia Alexander
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#3 Way to Hurt Trees: Construction Abuses

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Sep 16, 2018
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Basia Alexander
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#5 Way to Hurt Trees: Careless Practices and Injury

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Sep 14, 2018
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Basia Alexander
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#6 Way to Hurt Trees: Failing to Water

You can't live for more than a day or so without water. Trees need a regular supply of water.

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Sep 12, 2018
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Basia Alexander
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#8 Way to Hurt Trees: Wrong, Inappropriate Use of Chemicals

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Sep 10, 2018
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Basia Alexander
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#7 Way to Hurt Trees: Poor Transplanting

I don’t want to list all the ways that people often do transplanting badly. I would rather write out how to do it well. If you read carefully, you’ll have a high chance of success.

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Sep 8, 2018
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Basia Alexander
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#4 Way to Hurt Trees: Cutting down nearby trees and disturbing the ecosystem

Cutting any trees or even clearing a piece of land isn't just the sad loss of many trees, but surrounding trees and the ecosystem are in peril because of it.

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Sep 6, 2018
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Basia Alexander
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#9 Way to Hurt Trees: Removing leaves from the drip zone

"Wait" you say. "Aren't we supposed to get them off of the grass?

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Sep 4, 2018
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Basia Alexander
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#10 Way to Hurt Trees: Pollution, Dumping, Litter.

Can you imagine trying to live while drinking oil-y water? In trash? However, there's praise for Tree Protectors.

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Sep 2, 2018
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Basia Alexander
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Top 10 Ways to Hurt Trees and Four Common Themes in Tree Decline and Death

This is a summary list. Each Way to Hurt Trees has its own related blog post. Any of these ways could kill a tree. All are bad, and it’s hard to prioritize them into a “top 10” list.

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Sep 1, 2018
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Basia Alexander
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