• Grace Mendez Tree Outside My Window

    Tree Outside My Window

    I think that when the tree outside my window was planted, it wasn’t planted deep enough. Or maybe the soil underneath the roots is not porous enough to penetrate and support the growth of the trees. I don’t know. Whatever the reason, the trees on this portion of the street lean toward the parked cars. A couple months ago, the city removed one of the trees because it was leaning even further than the ones that remain. I read somewhere that when a large portion of roots appear on the surface of the soil, the tree is in trouble (unless it supposed to have aerial roots). I think the tree outside my…