In any season, trees are a welcome addition to the yard. From the buds of spring to the colorful leaves in the fall, the trees in your yard are a visually pleasing addition. However, you may not be aware of the many other benefits a Tree can bring to your property. If you’ve been considering adding a tree to your yard, wait no further.

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Here are a few great reasons why to add trees to your yard:

1. Privacy
One of the biggest appeals of adding a tree to a yard is for the additional privacy they provide. Evergreen trees are usually the best choice for privacy as they are tall and add a natural screen. Evergreen trees are easy to maintain and look beautiful in any season.

2. Environmentally Friendly
By adding trees to your backyard, you’re creating a better environment for yourself, your neighbors and other animals. Adding trees to your yard helps improve the air and water quality in your area. Did you know a tree can store up to 13 pounds of carbon each year? It then takes that carbon and converts that into oxygen? It also helps remove debris and toxins from water. Adding a tree to your yard helps to do your part in reducing pollution.

3. Curb Appeal
The flowering trees add bright colors and beauty to your surroundings. Leafy trees make for great views in the Fall. It’s no secret that trees certainly do enhance curb appeal. But choosing the right tree is important. Here are a few trees that you may consider when adding to your homes curb appeal:

• Sugar Maple
• Magnolia
• River Birch
• Dawn Redwood
• Willow
• White Spruce

4. Natural Shade
Trees provide wonderful natural shade to your yard that could help save you money in building a structure like an arbor or a pergola. Bigger trees with large branches is a great spot to place a hammock under or a small space to relax outside. If you need a place to grow garden plants that require not as much shade, adding a tree can be a helpful way of doing so.

5. Growing Produce
Fruit trees are a wonderful addition to consider when thinking about a tree installation. Before you do so, research what fruit trees grow best in your area and understand that you may have to pick up unwanted fruit that falls to the ground, but it will be worth it for all the fresh produce you get to enjoy! If you are looking for a fruit tree for your back yard, here are a few types that you might consider:

• Apple Tree
• Cherry Tree
• Plum Tree
• Peach Tree
• Pear Tree

6. Adding Value
The Arbor Day Foundation estimates that landscaping with trees can increase your property value up to 20%. The older the tree is, the more value it may add to your home. So, you may want to keep this in mind when you select the type of tree you want to add.

With so many benefits to you and the environment, it’s time to spruce up your yard with a tree or two. Set a budget and keep in mind the maintenance work that will go into growing a tree to maturity. When you have decided the type of tree(s) you wanted added to your property, click here to get an estimate and timing for installation.

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