The Good that Trees Do

The Good that Trees Do

Mother Nature’s Moment

by: Lesley Bruce Smith, ISA certified arborist

All of us know that trees and plants are important for our survival. We remember our grade school science lessons about photosynthesis and the gift of clean fresh air (O2) that trees provide.  But trees quietly perform so many important functions for us that often go unappreciated and unrecognized.

Just three to four strategically located shade trees around a house can cut summer cooling costs by 30%-50%.

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