Here are some economic and environmental benefits of plants and landscaping to keep in mind for the New Year.
Landscaping can add as much as 14% to the resale value of a building and speed its sale by as much as 6 weeks\
“Economic Benefits of Landscape”, Associated Landscape Contractors of America
Carefully positioned trees can reduce household energy consumption for heating and cooling by up to 25%. Computer models from the U.S. Department of Energy estimate that three properly placed trees can save an average household between $100 and $250 in heating and cooling energy costs annually.
-U.S. Department of Energy