Re: [gardeners] Ring of brown grass beyond drip line (
Tue, 25 Aug 1998 14:24:58 EDT

In a message dated 8/25/98 10:36:19 AM Pacific Daylight Time, writes:

> Hi Taree,
>   Does it appear mostly in summer, when things are water stressed? Is the
>  ground a heavy clay?

I live in Berkeley,CA.....its nearly all Heavy Clay. I know its roots because
the plastic ring around them is now lifted as well.  Also we had 6 yrs of
draught which ended 4 yrs ago but the roots had come to the surface by then .
Plants here have never been the same.