Here are some of the problems you might face.
The problem of a tree having roots growing above the surface of the soil is covered in Tree Surface Roots in the lawn care section.
|Solving Tree Problems|
|Base Of Tree Girdled||Abnormal Root Growth|
|Leaves Chewed; Perforated; Curled||Insects|
|Leaves Discolored; Curled||Bacterial & Fungal Disease|
|Leaves Discolored & Stippled||Air Pollution|
|Leaves Wilt; Discolor; Fall Off||Drought|
|Twigs Stunted or Dead; Leaves Scorched||Salt Damage|
|Base of Trunk Swollen; Scarred||Equipment Injury|
|Foliage Burned; Limbs Die Back||Winter Damage|
|Trunk Split; Bark Peeling Off||Lightning Damage|
|Trunk & Limbs Gnawed||Rodents; Rabbits & Deer|