Soil Problems

Berm Removal/Tree Death

Janice Mengel added on May 2, 2018 | Answered

All trees planted on the berm die as it is heavy clay that doesn't dry out; not really soil. I would like trees to hide a bad view and get some privacy. Should I just remove the berm which was just a construction dump?

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Answered on May 2, 2018

Amending the heavy clay or starting over are your options.
Correcting the soil will ensure a good start to plantings and will be the long term solution for your problem area.
Good luck! These articles will help you get started.

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