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VEGETATION ANALYSIS OF THE SUBURBAN PROPERTY

Carol A Smyser, Nature's Design, Rodale Press, 1982

The suburban house was only recently constructed. The lawn is newly seeded and isn't well established yet. It consists of ryegrass, clover and various lawn weeds. The trees are those that were saved from the original lowland deciduous forest. They include dogwoods, cherries and an ash, as well as red maples toward the back of the property, where the ground is wet. Because this family is interested in a landscape plan that will reduce their energy consumption, they have carefully evaluated the height of each tree.