Click here to enlarge this photo. Click here to enlarge this photo. Click here to enlarge this photo. I've often wondered, when admiring a tree, what its root system looks like. The Morris Arboretum in Philadelphia found an interesting way to illustrate the breadth of a tree's root system: they painted it onto the path that runs past it. I visited there early this week and found this display fascinating. More than educational, it made me more aware of the tree and its impact on the soil, and I started to imagine the root systems of all of the trees I saw afterward. We're only seeing half of the whole picture! Welcome to the Fine Gardening GARDEN PHOTO OF THE DAY blog! Every weekday we post a new photo of a great garden, a spectacular plant, a stunning plant combination, or any number of other subjects. Think of it as your morning jolt of green. Sign up to get new posts delivered to your inbox each morning so you'll always remember to take a look, or subscribe to our RSS feed. We look forward to sharing our garden travels with you. READER PHOTOS: We love featuring your photos, too. If you think you have a photo that we should share on the Garden Photo of the day, email us. Send hi-res images if possible. We'll only respond if we plan to use your photo. Related Articles Ouch! Highlighting a gorgeous tree Take the time to see... Venerable beauty View the discussion thread.