I want to plant another row of trees next to the first row. It so happens one of trees will be a few feet away from the buried electrical lines going to my house. There are two electrical lines in 2 inch pvc conduit since I have two electrical panels.
The tree that I will be planting is a five foot tall Norway spruce. I would hand dig with a shovel since it will be close to the electrical lines.
My concern would be in the future if the tree roots cause any damage to the electrical lines.