Plant organ that is typically below ground.

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How do I prune the roots of a rootbound plant?

This answer talks about pruning the roots of a plant when it has become rootbound. How easy is it and how do you go about it?
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How far (on average) do tree roots extend out from the base of the tree?

I a looking to plot out my new garden site for next year and am wondering how far I need to be away from some nearby trees. The trees are a few different types (apple, oak, pine etc.) and anywhere ...
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What are the green shoots coming out from under my tree?

I just moved into my first house, :) and I have two big bushy trees in the front yard. (I'm unsure of the identification for them. Anyone know?) At one time it looks like they were lanscaped, but ...