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Suitable tree

What is a suitable tree that won’t destroy newly installed field drains? We are installing a garden above ground railway on posts and have had drains put in to stop the water retention problem but what small trees would be suitable to make an attractive area in the centre? We are thinking 1 or 3 in a group. Thanks lynne


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#1 Comment By Alisma On 08/21/2016 @ 9:48 pm

These articles have advice for preventing tree damage to plumbing, which perhaps will help you. In the first one, scroll down to the last paragraph to see species recommendations:

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#2 Comment By LynneB On 08/22/2016 @ 3:08 am

Thanks for the advice and links!


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