Re: [gardeners] New patio around good trees

M T (
Wed, 11 Dec 2002 20:39:06 -0800 (PST)

Hi Ron,

 The Bradford pear is close to full grown, the honey locust will double
in size over time.
 I planned on making the gravel wells about 3 feet in diameter. That
should be enough growing room.

Matt in Norfolk, Virginia    USDA zone 8

> Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2002 07:12:11 -0800
> From: Ron Hay <>
> Subject: Re: [gardeners] New patio around good trees
> Hi, Matt,
> One concern that came to mind immediately is whether you are leaving
> enough space around the trunks to accommodate eventual growth.
> Are your trees fully grown? If so, my concerns may not be valid; but
> I
> don't know the trees you mentioned, or their growth habits.
> Ron

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