Garden Detective: deadly volcano mulching
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DEAR JESSICA: We have a beautiful 6-year-old weeping cherry tree. It just lost its flowers, so it appears healthy. While adding mulch to the beds recently, some of the soil was moved away from the bottom of the trunk, and we were horrified to find that at least a three-inch-high area of the front of the trunk was gone halfway through. The damage doesn't appear to be caused by insects, but we're...