2013-03-07 / Ag News
De-Icing salt can harm tree, landscape plants
Each winter, millions of tons of de-icing salt are applied to state and municipal roads to keep them safe for vehicles to travel. Salt is spread near houses to avoid pedestrian injuries. This is necessary for safety, but did you know excessive salt can cause widespread damage to trees—possibly leading to permanent decline and even death?
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