Buying a House with Big, Mature Trees Near House or Foundation April 5, 2018
Have you ever thought about the vital role trees play in a house hunt?
Before buying a home, of course, you’ll look at the trees on the property! But be sure to really examine them before putting in an offer.Read More
4 Reasons Why You Should Thank Your Trees This Thanksgiving November 24, 2015
Thanksgiving is only two days away.
While prepping the Thanksgiving feast, it’s easy to concentrate on your holiday to-do list.
Let’s take a minute to step back and focus on all we’re thankful for.Read More
Put a Dollar Amount on Your Tree! Discover the Value of Your Tree October 29, 2015
Turns out those golden tree leaves falling from the sky may be worth their weight in gold.
Even though the value of your beloved trees seems immeasurable, this nifty calculator puts a dollar amount on how much your trees are worth.
While the i-Tree tree benefit calculator sticks to the environmental and economic benefits, trees do so much more good.Read More
Tree Inventories Save Time and Money (and Trees) August 26, 2015
The following blog post is based on an article written by Lee Mueller, project developer for Davey Resource Group (DRG). Humans naturally gravitate toward large trees. If you take a group of kids on a nature walk, it is often the largest and oldest trees that captivate their attention. Whether it is for shade, beauty, or tree-house potential, there is simply a magnetic draw to the largest trees.
Aside from humans’ obvious preference for large, majestic trees, trees have become more recognized as assets—and perhaps investments. Tools like the National Tree Benefits Calculator (http://www.treebenefits.org) and the i-Tree suite (http://www.itreetools.org) help calculate the benefits trees provide, placing a monetary value on these benefits and the tree itself.
Recent scientific research suggests that trees in front of a house can increase home value by as much as 6.4%1. Combined, this shows trees continue to grow in value over time—but only if they are afforded the proper care to reduce issues and extend longevity.Read More