How to Choose Trees for Your Property – 3 Tips

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Trees are one of the best things that you can add to your property. They add beauty to your landscape, and they provide you with shade during the summer. There are a lot of tree species available. If you are planning to plant some trees on your property, one of the things that you want to do is to choose the right ones for your needs. Below are three tips that you can use to help you choose trees for your property that are best for you.

Choose Trees that Add Curb Appeal

When you add trees, you can increase your home’s value. The larger the tree, the more value it can add. If you are going to be staying in the house for a long time, you should consider the shape that you prefer. Do you want trees that are thin and tall, or do you want one that has a canopy that spreads? You also want to think about how long it’s going to take for it to grow.

Choose Trees that Offer Shade

The shade that a tree is going to offer is also going to be a consideration. Trees that grow more slowly, such as oak, have graceful branches and wide canopies. However, they also grow slowly. In fact, they can take anywhere from 20-60 years before you’ll have the shade you want. 

Consider Maintenance When You Choose Trees

One thing that trees require is maintenance. You have to trim them, so they keep their attractive shape and they also need trimming to keep them from the roof of your house. You also have to worry about branches and leaves that need to be picked up. Finally, trees require fertilization and watering.

These are three things that you want to consider when you choose trees for your property. But if you are too worried about cleaning up the leaves from your lawn when the fall comes and picking up the sticks, we offer a fall cleanup service. Contact us here to find out more and we’ll be glad to give you a quote.

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