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Mother Nature Is A Motherf**king Bitch [Pic]

Hits: 12682 | Rating: (2.7) | Category: Science | Added by: fancylad
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slut_etta
Female, 50-59, Southern US
 3425 Posts
Tuesday, July 03, 2012 8:59:28 AM
damn! i've never seen the sod (!) pulled up like that.

Thonious
Male, 40-49, Western US
 952 Posts
Tuesday, July 03, 2012 2:14:19 AM
Don't blame nature for your failure to prepare your root-bed for the tree.

photomstr
Male, 50-59, Canada
 767 Posts
Monday, July 02, 2012 10:52:44 PM
Oh, ya, that wern't Mother Natures fault!

photomstr
Male, 50-59, Canada
 767 Posts
Monday, July 02, 2012 10:51:00 PM
"I wonder if this is a product of cheap McMansion craftsmanship. Tree roots can't be that weak."
EXACTLY! They are not. Obviously there was no hole preparation at all. A disaster waiting to happen. A fly by night job that is likely untraceable today.

Tiredofnicks
Male, 30-39, Europe
 4932 Posts
Monday, July 02, 2012 6:24:38 PM
Two decimeters of soil over concrete, true genius.

Suicism
Male, 18-29, Western US
 3672 Posts
Monday, July 02, 2012 6:00:36 PM
Don't come near the bench.

PinkRhoid
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 1242 Posts
Monday, July 02, 2012 4:34:57 PM
Using sod and planting trees that root shallow, genius.

Angelmassb
Male, 18-29, S. America
 15498 Posts
Monday, July 02, 2012 1:22:41 PM
That happen because is not natural at all, just artificial

FoolsPrussia
Male, 30-39, Western US
 3400 Posts
Monday, July 02, 2012 10:58:15 AM
I don't think this has as much to do with mother nature as it does with human stupidity.

onoffonoffon
Male, 30-39, Western US
 2171 Posts
Monday, July 02, 2012 10:17:18 AM
Looks like the economy.

SydneyBarb
Female, 18-29, Canada
 36 Posts
Monday, July 02, 2012 9:24:35 AM
Looks like you could just glue it back down.... :)

nettech98
Male, 50-59, Eastern US
 993 Posts
Monday, July 02, 2012 8:51:40 AM
"What's a McMansion?"

THIS

MeGrendel
Male, 40-49, Southern US
 4771 Posts
Monday, July 02, 2012 8:40:21 AM
krisbrown-"are tree roots not deeper than a foot or two?"

Depends on the tree. Having lived through quite a few hurricanes I can tell you this:
Oak and Pecan trees have very shallow, but spread out, roots. They tend to fall over like this tree during hurricanes.
Pine trees, on the other hand, have a very deep tap-root. If the tree is 100' tall, the tap-root will be 50' deep. These trees tend to snap in the middle during a hurricane.

This was taken in my neck of the woods after Hurricane Frederic in 1979.


Ilikelogic
Male, 40-49, Europe
 523 Posts
Monday, July 02, 2012 8:38:22 AM
Other reason might be the tree having been moved from somewhere else and too many roots have been cut off.

Anyhow, both reasons are based on a poor gardener.

Ilikelogic
Male, 40-49, Europe
 523 Posts
Monday, July 02, 2012 8:35:46 AM
In case the underground (below the 20 cm of top soil) is very hard and poor quality, the roots won't grow into it. The roots seem to have grown only in the top soil, which was not strong enough to hold the tree in case of windy weather.

Buiadh
Male, 30-39, Europe
 6653 Posts
Monday, July 02, 2012 8:27:46 AM
What's a McMansion?

Alastair969
Male, 18-29, Western US
 6 Posts
Monday, July 02, 2012 8:24:08 AM
That is what happens when you only put down a small amount of top soil on sandy dirt. you know if they pushed it, it probably would fit right back in hahaha

Agent00Smith
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 2297 Posts
Monday, July 02, 2012 8:02:34 AM
I've seen this in Michigan working tree service.

vodooshaman
Male, 70 & Over, Africa
 447 Posts
Monday, July 02, 2012 7:53:18 AM
sandy soil, this is common in florida

krisbrown
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 161 Posts
Monday, July 02, 2012 7:43:02 AM
are tree roots not deeper than a foot or two?

Thdot
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 660 Posts
Monday, July 02, 2012 7:37:01 AM
That is not a McMansion.

fancylad
Male, 30-39, Western US
 2523 Posts
Monday, July 02, 2012 7:07:54 AM
Link: Mother Nature Is A Motherf**king Bitch [Pic] [Rate Link] - In all seriousness though, I wonder if this is a product of cheap McMansion craftsmanship. Tree roots can't be that weak


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