Tree Pests in the Urban Environment

Tree Health & Energy Conservation
Credit: Priya Jaishanker

Healthy Trees and Landscapes Help Save Energy. When trees are planted in the right location and receive periodic maintenance, they provide the greatest energy saving benefits. Gretchen Pettis discusses how selecting a site containing healthy soil, sufficient

How do I plant a windbreak?

A windbreak can provide protection from winter winds and help conserve energy through reduced heating costs. 

Block prevailing winter winds that generally come from the north or northwest by planting evergreen trees and shrubs on the north or northwest side