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Tree Selection For Your Home

Robert L. Anderson/USDA Forest Service

Life is not easy for trees in an urban environment.

As arborists, we get to witness the challenges trees battle with on a daily basis. Poor soil structure, limited soil volume, flooding, drought, construction stress, pests, diseases and temperature extremes are a few reasons why the lifespan of an urban tree is only 25 years!

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