Wappingers Falls, NY, is home to some beautiful flora. Among the greatest of the local plant species are the trees that thrive in Wappingers Falls. From lovely blossoms in spring to the changing colors of fall, trees provide an ever-changing appearance and an always-fresh look for your landscape design. You can harness the natural beauty of trees for your own yard with the help of a certified arborist from Lehigh Lawns & Landscaping, Inc. And with a few trees, you can make huge improvements to your house and yard!
Enhance your Landscape Design
Trees are beautiful: they feature in art and literature as symbols of strength and mystery. Why not bring this same beauty right into your yard? An arborist can help you find and choose the best trees for your yard, and you’ll reap all of the aesthetic benefits of having these quiet giants as part of your landscape design!
One great design benefit of trees is that they instantly draw the eye upward, which creates a sense of space. In addition, many types of trees offer their own decorations throughout the year, like blossoms in spring, and bright colors in fall Some trees may provide fruit or berries throughout the year, making them a treat for both the eyes and the tastebuds! Trees also provide shade, and can help to make your patio more comfortable and enjoyable.
Trees are also a great lifesource for all kinds of local wildlife. Animals such as birds and squirrels live in trees and can liven up the lawn. Imagine waking up every morning to the cheerful sound of birdsong. It certainly adds to the natural feeling of any home.
Certain trees attract all kinds of local wildlife, so it’s important to consult with an arborist to determine which trees are best for your yard and for the ecology of the space around your home. For example, an arborist can provide professional input about what kind of critters the trees will attract, and how this addition to your lawn’s ecosystem can benefit your yard. In addition, an arborist can help place and plant the trees where they will offer the most benefits.
Perhaps one of the most beneficial aspects of having trees in your yard is that part that you can’t see: the roots. The roots of the trees that are planted in your yard can serve to benefit the entire lawn and softscape. Deep-rooted trees help to enrich the soil with nutrients and can help to add structure to the soil and prevent soil erosion. An arborist can help you choose the best trees and the best placement in your yard so that your lawn and plantings can best reap the natural support benefits that trees can provide.
In addition to all that, an arborist can make sure that all of the trees that you select for your yard are planted and maintained correctly. Proper planting and maintenance are essential, since overgrown limbs and unmaintained trees pose a threat to homes, personal property and power lines. For this reason, it’s important to consult an arborist when planting trees in your yard.