The Far Reaching Benefits of Trees

These days, the need for a variety of trees in the landscape is greater than ever as our cities expand, green spaces diminish, and air pollution increases. Emotions run high and citizen groups fight developers as legacy trees are sometimes sacrificed in the name of progress. But the good news is that more and more municipalities across the country are building new parks and making it a requirement of new construction to leave a site with more trees than may have been there in the first place. And though they are saplings today, these trees will bring shade, seasonal color, and beautiful variety to the gardens and public spaces of the future. Read more…

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