They're ugly. They're hidden everywhere. And nobody understands them. They're the roots which lie concealed within the earth and provide sustenance and support for all plants. Root growth has a profound effect on every garden in the world, yet because they're out of sight, many people, even gardeners, harbor common misconceptions about them.Kourik roots out many commonly-held false notions about these essential subterranean penetrations, to reveal how to properly choose and plant a bare root tree.