Spring is a great time to think about planting a new tree. There are many benefits of having trees on your property. They provide shade in the summer to help keep your house cool and provide wind protection in the winter to help keep your house warm. They reduce your energy bills and can save you money. The presence of trees can increase the curb-appeal and value of your property.
Trees are also great for improving air quality – something that is endlessly important if you live in an urban area. One tree can remove 12kg of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere per year – this is equal to about 18,000km of car emissions! Planting a tree on your property does not just increase the value of your home, it adds to the well-being of the entire city.
There have also been studies showing that exposure to trees and greenery are good for your mental health and help lower stress-levels. Just having views of trees from your windows has shown to improve focus and academic performance.
While all trees have these benefits, not all trees will thrive in all environments. A Cohen & Master arborist can help you determine which species will work best for your property based on space, soil condition, and exposure to the sun. We even offer specialized care for the tree over the first two years of its life, when it’s at its most vulnerable. If you choose to make this investment, we will be there every step of the way to make sure you can enjoy all the benefits for years to come.