# How do you make a circle around a tree?

**To dig a perfect circle around a trees planted in the lawn:**

- Loop a rope
**around**the**tree**trunk, and attach it to the shaft of a spade. - Adjust the length so that the spade reaches the desired distance from the
**tree**. - Use the spade to mark the outline of a
**circle**. - Remove the rope and dig down at the mark
**around**the**tree**.

Also, how do you build a brick circle around a tree?

**Lay** the first row of retaining wall **bricks** directly on top of the gravel layer so 2 inches of the **bricks** rest below the ground level. Move **around** the **circle** adding one **brick** at a time to complete the first row. Use a level to check the **tree ring**. Use a rubber mallet to pound down **bricks** that are slightly high.

One may also ask, how do you make a berm for a tree? To **build a berm**, you construct a circular wall of soil that goes all **around** the **tree** trunk. Don't put it too close to the **tree**, or only the inside of the rootball will get water. Instead, built the **berm** at least 12 inches (30 cm.) from the trunk.

Considering this, how big should a circle be around a tree?

The best way to mulch **around** your **trees** is to create a **ring** of mulch at least four to six feet in diameter **around** the base of the **tree**. The more surface area covered in mulch, the better for your **trees**.

How do you get rid of grass around a tree?

**How to Remove Grass at the Base of Trees with Newspaper**

- Cut grass under the tree to an even height.
- Grab a few black and white newspapers.
- Overlap the paper as you work your way around the tree.
- Soak the newspaper with water, and then apply mulch on top as instructed above.
- Water the mulch thoroughly.