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Garden Talk: Ever wanted to look at the roots of a big shrub???

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cinemike

cinemike
CREZIERES
France
(Zone 8a)

May 23, 2013
10:58 AM

Post #9531246

A few weeks ago I went for an early (non-swimming) excursion to my favourite 'nearby' beach - it' about 60 miles away, near the Zoo de la Palmyre north of Royan (Atlantic coast of France).
Given that the winter had not been characterised by big storms, I was amazed to see that in a section of the beach enormous amounts of sand had been eroded from the dunes.
In particular, in one stretch, it had left all of the roots of a very large shrub exposed, creating a singular and rather disturbing sight...
Here is a pic that I took of it...

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KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 24, 2013
8:41 AM

Post #9532404

Mike, what you show is beautiful. Most people don't have any idea how big the root system is on a plant!

LoveForests

LoveForests
FU
United States
(Zone 9b)

June 8, 2014
1:51 PM

Post #9862652

Beautiful :]

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