As it warms up and the days seem to grow longer people start to spend more time outside. They don’t have to hide from the winter cold or early sunsets anym

Privacy Trees: These 4 Grow the Fastest

Topola - As it warms up and the days seem to grow longer people start to spend more time outside. They don’t have to hide from the winter cold or early sunsets anym

American Elm is a fast growing shade tree native to North America. Has a vase-shaped canopy with dark green leaves turning yellow in the fall. 60' tall and 45' wide. A cultivar variety is the Brandon Elm. It has a more compact, vase-shaped canopy and is slightly smaller reaching 45' tall and 30' wide. Both tolerates dry and wet conditions. An attractive tree for any country landscape.

Ulmus X 'Morton Accolade' or 'Morton Glossy' Accolade and Triumph Elm are two notably drought-tolerant cultivars that grow vigorously in almost all soils. Resistant to Dutch elm disease as well as elm yellows and the elm leaf beetle.

Small shade trees along fence

Use varying heights of planting to bring the eye upward. Nice mix of color, heights, and decor.

Here are 7 of the most popular fast growing varieties of trees that can add shade to your property:

Nice shades: 7 Fast growing shade trees to slash your electric bill

Planting shade trees will help keep your home and yard cooler in the summer heat, saving you both money and energy, while adding wildlife habitat to the neighborhood.

Silver Maple One of the fastest - growing windbreak trees you can plant. Grows 3 feet per year.

Silver Maple One of the fastest - growing windbreak trees you can plant. Grows 3 feet per year.

Landscaping Tip: Plant a deciduous tree on the southwest corner of the house.  A deciduous tree in this position will provide solar gain in the winter and shade in the summer.  ~from ecological geographer and author Robert G. Bailey, Ph.D. Photo: www.thedailygreen.com

"Large deciduous trees planted on the east, west, and northwest sides of your home create soothing shade from the hot summer sun and reduce summer air conditioning costs by up to

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12 Fast Growing Shade Trees

(Recommended by Anne) Katsura Tree - Contender for front yard shade trees. Some people say they smell like cotton candy.

Full size picture of Katsura Tree (Cercidiphyllum japonicum) - interesting tree - great fall colour - great fall smell (brown sugar, coton candy)

Saucer magnolia (Magnolia soulangeana) (or galaxy magnolia) - grows up to 30 feet tall, pale pink flowers early in spring. Zone 5-9, medium growth rate

Selecting Trees for Your Yard

Saucer Magnolia tree, to plant in my front yard! (Aka tulip tree or Chinese magnolia) I am going to plant this in my front yard

Sissoo tree- very fast growing shade tree; grows between 30-50 feet x 30 feet; resistant to wind

Sissoo tree- very fast growing shade tree; grows between feet x 30 feet; resistant to wind ((nice looking tree))

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10 of the Fastest Growing Shade Trees

Think back to your favorite street. We are willing to bet that it was lined with large, mature shade trees giving yards a beautiful and charming feel as su

Autumn Blaze Maples: 15 Reasons Why They Are Best

Think back to your favorite street. We are willing to bet that it was lined with large, mature shade trees giving yards a beautiful and charming feel as sunlight weaved through their lush green canopies…

This list of shrubs is perfect for my shade garden. I wasn't sure how to fill in the garden bed and now I have a bunch of options. I really like the 4th one.

Shade Loving Shrubs: 10 Beautiful Bushes To Plant Under Trees

This list of shrubs is perfect for my shade garden. I wasn't sure how to fill in the garden bed and now I have a bunch of options. I really like the 4th one.

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