Trees in the Home Landscape

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Trees add so much torepparttar home landscape! They provide shade, clean air, habitat for wildlife, value to your property, and even memories.

If your yard does not have any trees atrepparttar 145183 moment, you may want to consider planting some. Studies have shown that trees and landscaping add value to your property. Even if you do not intend to sell your property, trees can provide years of enjoyment. If you have trees in your yard, check to see that they are healthy. If they are nearrepparttar 145184 end of their life expectancy or show signs of decline, you may want to plant new trees that will become established beforerepparttar 145185 old trees are removed.

If properly located and planted, trees can help control energy costs. A large shade tree planted onrepparttar 145186 southwest side ofrepparttar 145187 house can provide cooling shade inrepparttar 145188 summer, helping reduce air conditioning costs. Oncerepparttar 145189 leaves drop inrepparttar 145190 fall,repparttar 145191 winter sun is free to warm your house on cold winter days. Evergreen trees, planted to block cold winter winds, can help reduce winter heating costs.

Have you wondered what you could do to reduce greenhouse gases and address global warming? Planting trees will help! One ofrepparttar 145192 greenhouse gases causingrepparttar 145193 most concern is carbon dioxide. Plants take this gas out ofrepparttar 145194 air and use it in photosynthesis. Carbon is stored inrepparttar 145195 wood and living tissues of trees. When leaves fall and are composted, carbon is added torepparttar 145196 soil. This improvesrepparttar 145197 soil for plant growth and stores more ofrepparttar 145198 carbon inrepparttar 145199 form of soil organic matter. Carbon can be stored for hundreds of years inrepparttar 145200 trunks of trees or inrepparttar 145201 form of lumber, furniture, and other wood products. By planting trees in your yard, you can help reduce greenhouse gases.

Freestanding And Lean-to Greenhouses

Written by Matthew Anthony


Whether a greenhouse is freestanding or attached (lean-to greenhouse) it is one ofrepparttar most popular types of garden buildings in use today. It is a self-contained structure in back garden or yard, which helps you grow what you want - flowers, vegetables, or fruits, when you want - in dry summers, winters and even during snow. It servesrepparttar 145182 practical purpose of extending your garden and aiding your gardening hobby. A greenhouse can also add something to a property. For example, a beautifully built hardwood greenhouse also adds torepparttar 145183 beauty of your house or home.

Freestanding greenhouses and attached greenhouses (or lean-to greenhouses) arerepparttar 145184 two main types of greenhouses that you can construct in your back garden or yard. The difference is fairly obvious. Freestanding greenhouses are independent structures. Attached greenhouses are precisely that attached!. This means that attached greenhouses haverepparttar 145185 advantages of instant water, heat and light fromrepparttar 145186 properties utilities. Also, they present no need to alter or disturb your landscaping. Freestanding greenhouses onrepparttar 145187 other hand, require separate heating systems, water and electricity that may increase your initial expenses of setting up such a greenhouse. Freestanding greenhouses are generally preferred to attached greenhouses, as they pose no limitations on size, space and location. You do have more scope with a freestanding greenhouse.



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