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    Small Trees Can Provide Shade Too

    By Lance Walheim | September 8, 2017

    When we think about shade trees, we often imagine towering giants that reach more than 40 or 50 feet high. To properly shade a two-story house, you probably need a tree that stands at least 30 feet high. Shade is important for energy-conservation and to reduce air conditioning bills. But what if you have a single-story home with limited space? Medium to large trees just aren’t practical for your space. For those with this dilemma, the fix is to use…

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