Glossary: Q-R

Rain Gardens #

Disconnect your roof downspout and manage stormwater with these lot designs.

Remediation #

Correcting environmental damage, or cleaning a piece of land to match the intended future use of the site.

Root Flare #

The part of the tree trunk that widens at its base as the trunk transitions into a root system. Take care when planting your trees to ensure that the root flare is at grade, and not buried under the soil.

Rootball #

The main root system of tree or plant.