techcell tree root protection system installed around a tree to protect the roots

TREE ROOT PROTECTION APPLICATION

 

RESTRICTING ROOT DAMAGE

Of particular note is the fact that cutting or otherwise damaging roots via excavation around them is also a restricted activity under TPOs.  However actual cutting of the tree roots is not required for the tree to suffer the ill effects of construction.  As many tree roots are found within the first metre of soil,  trees see a decline in health when the areas surrounding the trees are not protected from trafficking by vehicles and plant. The trafficking not only crushes the roots but also compacts the soil around and above them reducing the permeability to water, air and also restricting the activity of burrowing insects and other fauna, which normally maintain a nutrient-rich healthy soil structure.

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diagram of tree root protection system
Squashed tree roots from compressed soil prevent adequete intake of ground water.
Unstable ground creates rutting and compaction which prevents water drainage.
Dead branches from lack of water intake and nutrients.
Healthy tree roots.
TCS tree root protection system.
Healthy tree branches full of leaves.

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