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In the Garden: Too close for comfort? Tips for foundation plantings

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Most likely just about every one of us has run into the problem of shrubs or trees planted too close to our homes, whether of our own making or caused by a previous owner.

Trees can crack concrete foundations, and branches rub against walls or eaves — the latter very annoying at night and both very damaging to buildings. House siding needs space for air circulation; otherwise mildew can set in and not enough space causes havoc in painting or cleaning the outside of the house.

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