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GLT's Grow: How To Deal With Exposed Tree Roots

Tree roots exposed
Jodi Lyczak
This photo is from Jodi Lyczak: "This year, the roots of my three-story maple tree are more exposed than ever (this has been getting worse with time)."

The first instinct with exposed tree roots is to cover them up. But is that the right instinct? Or could doing nothing be the best option?

In this episode of GLT's gardening podcast Grow, Illinois State University's Patrick Murphy and GLT's Mike McCurdy answer a listener question about exposed roots.

GLT's Grow is your source for gardening advice and down-to-earth tips. Murph and Mike are ready to take on all your gardening questions, so submit yours today.

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