How Far From Buried Power Lines Can I Plant a Tree?

Trees should never be planted within 10 feet of buried power lines and power line access boxes, according to the Ohio Consumers' Counsel. Call your local utility service provider ahead of time to have a technician survey you area and mark off areas to avoid.

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Josh Duvauchelle is an editor and journalist with more than 10 years' experience. His work has appeared in various magazines, including "Honolulu Magazine," which has more paid subscribers than any other magazine in Hawaii. He graduated with honors from Trinity Western University, holding a Bachelor of Arts in professional communications, and earned a certificate in applied leadership and public affairs from the Laurentian Leadership Centre.