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Q.Roots in raised beds

Zone Adelaide. South Australia | Anonymous added on April 8, 2017 | Answered

I live near reserve with gum trees I have raised beds for veggies lined with black plastic but roots come through where water drains choking any plants I put in. Any suggestions please

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Answered on April 9, 2017

This is a situation that really has no answer other then to move your raised beds.
The root system of the Gum Trees will infiltrate even wire mesh if placed in the bottoms of the raised beds.
Growing in containers might be a good option for you.
Here are some links with more information.



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