Real World Gardener Why Preserve Trees in Design Elements

April 15th, 2019

DESIGN ELEMENTS

Preserving Trees: Why We Should

 

Today is the final in the series about the stewardship of trees.

On the menu is why we need to preserve our trees because in the long run, if you damage trees, you’re actually doing yourself a disservice.

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Let’s find out about why we need to preserve trees.

I'm talking with Glenice Buck, Arboriculture Consultant and Garden Designer.

 

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Did you know that three trees placed strategically around a single-family home can cut summer air conditioning needs by up to 50 percent?

Shade from trees slows water evaporation from thirsty lawns. Most newly planted trees need only 55 litres of water a week. 

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As trees transpire, they increase atmospheric moisture.

If you have any questions about what arborists do, consulting or otherwise or have a suggestion either for me or for Glenice, why not write in or email me at www.realworldgardener.com

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