Before Planting a Tree, Call 811

Before reaching for that shovel to plant a tree, you need to call 811– the national number that connects you to your local call-before-you-dig center. This will allow you to get  the approximate location of buried utility lines marked. A recent Common Ground Alliance (CGA) survey revealed that homeowner digging projects will be up 10 to 15 percent this year compared to 2009, with tree and shrub planting at the top of the project list.

 

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