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Keeping your backyard trees healthy with these tips to help them grow

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Keeping your backyard trees healthy with these tips to help them grow

“We have a large ash tree in our backyard. For the first time ever I recently noticed around 50 healthy, leafy shoots on the ground underneath it. These shoots were about 6-8 inches long with stems about ¼ inch in diameter, all of which were neatly cut at a 45-degree angle! There had been no wind or microburst that might have explained this and the shoot stems were green and flexible. This must have been done by a critter. Do squirrels to this? Why?” — Brian Westin, Whittier You are correct in your hypothesis that this was done by squirrels....

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