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Driveway Construction and Limestone

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From: Ed gueroult
Round Lake Beach, IL
we are putting in a driveway in the prip area of mature oaks (24 inch + diameter ) does lime stone hurt the oak trees

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From: Jay Hayek
Extension Specialist, Forestry
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
What kind of oak trees? Limestone, per say, won't hurt your oak trees; however, certain oak trees are sensitive to higher pH soils (i.e., pin oak prefers low pH soils).

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