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Good Shade Trees or Bushes

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by carolinaborn82, May 25, 2008.

  1. carolinaborn82

    carolinaborn82 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 34

    I got a call to come and look at a yard on Tuesday. One of the things that they want done is bushes/trees in the back to keep the sun out of their windows. I have not seen the job so I don't know for sure what they want, I am just going off of what she has told me. I live in South Carolina and I am wanting to know what I could suggest to her? Any input would be very helpful.
  2. White Gardens

    White Gardens LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,776

    Questions are, how fast does it need to grow, how big the tree is when planted, is the homeowner going to have the patience to wait 10- 40 years for a tree to mature, ect.

    Also, what kind of trees are native to your area.

    Find out more info. Might be some good questions to ask.

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