Tree placement on home grounds
Trees properly selected and placed can add more in livability and value to the home than any other single landscape feature. They grow continually and are ever-changing. You will never tire of looking at them. Trees around homes provide beauty, but their more practical function is to fulfill needs and solve problems in the home landscape. Trees solve landscape problems by providing framing and background. Trees also improve the appearances of our homes. They can help to absorb noise, freshen the atmosphere, serve as windbreaks, provide privacy, protect, shade, shelter and divide grounds into several use areas. Home landscapes are not, and should not be, identical. Therefore, the same kind of tree cannot be used for the same purpose on every lot. To get the most from your trees, follow these guidelines: Determine where trees will serve the greatest benefit. ; Select trees that fit locations and fulfill needs best. ; Properly plant, care for and maintain trees.
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