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Timber Deck and Pergola Close to a Pine Tree Dilemma

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We are in desperate need of an outdoor area and to extend our back verandah. We have a huge hoop pine tree where we are proposing to put the deck near and wondering if we could install a deck and erect a wooden pergola structure (open) that we could trellice some vine over the top. We intend to crown lift the pine to remove the lower hanging leaves to allow for the structure. We are not sure this is doable or what we need to consider here? The tree does have big roots some which sit on the surface of the soil. We were intending to build like a little bench seat around the pine tree and give it ample space. Any advice or considerations most welcome. There is a retaining wall ad a hedge on the other side.


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