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'Weeping' Roots

'Weeping' Roots
Posted by: Graham DB (IP Logged)
Date: April 22, 2020 11:00

We have a 50 foot tall Walnut tree in the back garden and whilst digging some veggie beds have come across a 4 inch diameter root three inches below the surface - about 20 feet away from the tree. I am not looking to cut the root and happy to work around it, but, the area immediately around the exposed root has suddenly become very damp. Any suggestions why?
Many Thanks

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|  'Weeping' Roots Graham DB 22/04/2020 11:00

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