Why plant a tree?
April 21, 2017
Almost everything you add to your home starts depreciating on day one, but not trees. Trees appreciate over time. Even trees near your property increase its value. Years of studies show that leafy neighborhoods have higher property values and lower crime rates. Trees are infrastructure!
If your neighborhood is short on trees, inquire with the city about planting street trees, or launch an initiative with your neighbors. And keep in mind that some trees (even some popular species) don’t work well in the typical yard. Check out our list of the best trees to plant.
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