Roots balance trees.
You never see carrots flying round the garden in a gale!
After the hurricane, fallen trees became climbing frames.
(Until they were cleared away.)We could see them - immense, sideways mirrors of branches.
Exposed Beech roots are like tough lace.
Roses grow shallow.
Trees on Pluto are sort of broad-trunked broad beans - or tall, tall clover - with nodules in their roots.
Plants and bushes thrive in their shade.
(They don't mind that it's dry.)