Monday, April 14, 2008
Plant a tree and enjoy the benefits
Whether doing it to be more environmentally conscious or to make your home’s landscape more aesthetically appealing, planting a tree or trees around your property can be a great way to spend some time outdoors while making a positive impact on your surroundings.
Some of the benefits are:
•Shade trees can reduce utility bills for air conditioning by 15-50 percent.
•In one year an average tree produces enough oxygen for a family of four for a year.
•One tree will absorb the carbondioxide from four cars every year.
•Studies indicate that trees help create feelings of relaxation and well-being.