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Healthy Trees

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We all love trees for their magnificent beauty and with so many incredible varieties – everyone seems to have their favorite. Besides their stunning appeal to your garden, trees provide us with so many benefits to our health, our home, and our community.

Here’s What Healthy Trees Mean to You

Healthy People

Tree filled neighborhoods can:

  • Reduce stress of body and mind
  • Decrease medication use and speed recovery

Healthy Communities

Each year, 100 large, mature street trees can:

  • Remove 37 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2)
  • Remove 259 pounds of other air pollutants
  • Catch about 216,200 gallons of rainwater

Homeowner Savings

A well-placed large tree provides Midwest homes with:

  • $31 average yearly savings on heating costs
  • Up to $3,790 in savings from environmental and other benefits over it’s lifetime

Higher Property Values

Trees increase the resale value of homes:

  • Each large front yard tree adds 1% to the sale price of a house
  • Large specimen trees can add 10% to property value