Over four years ago we had our first Silva Cell installation, on the sidewalk in front of a DeepRooter’s house in Redwood City, CA. The picture above was taken shortly after the installation was completed. So, what does it look like today?
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Hi John, thanks for your comment! This is a private residence and the long term tree care is the responsibility of the owner… having said that, we’ll remind them that it’s time to remove the stakes!
Great example! Separately can you send me the address via email?? I keep driving by and not remembering the specific address.
I had the privilege to participate in the installation, processing the permits for the work in the public right-of-way through the City . The Silva Cells were used under the sidewalk and driveway. The tree appears to be growing well.
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