Difference between revisions of "Heaving"

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1.  A swelling or rising of the surface; the freezing and thawing action of frost which sometimes dislodges the [[crown]] of a plant leaving it partially or fully exposed above the soil line.<br>
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1.  A swelling or rising of the surface; the freezing and thawing action of frost which sometimes dislodges the [[crown]] of a plant leaving it partially or fully exposed above the soil line.<br><br>
 
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http://www.savvygardener.com/Features/frost_heaving01.jpg http://www.savvygardener.com/Features/frost_heaving02.jpg<br><br>
<br>http://www.savvygardener.com/Features/frost_heaving01.jpg http://www.savvygardener.com/Features/frost_heaving02.jpg
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Example of soil that has heaved up and then been pressed back down.<br>
 
 
Example of soil that has heaved up and then been pressed back down.<br><br>
 
 
Source: http://www.savvygardener.com/Features/frost_heaving.html
 
Source: http://www.savvygardener.com/Features/frost_heaving.html

Revision as of 14:16, 16 March 2006


1. A swelling or rising of the surface; the freezing and thawing action of frost which sometimes dislodges the crown of a plant leaving it partially or fully exposed above the soil line.

frost_heaving01.jpg frost_heaving02.jpg

Example of soil that has heaved up and then been pressed back down.
Source: http://www.savvygardener.com/Features/frost_heaving.html