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Friday, 15 August 2014 13:40

How Trees Work For Us

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It's easy to take trees for granted. After all, it looks like they stand around and do nothing. But, in reality, they're very busy doing many jobs that are very essential.

1)    Many animals, such as birds, squirrels, raccoons and a variety of insects, spend much of their lives in trees.

2)    We probably can't think of anyone who lives in a tree, but many of us live in wooden houses made from trees. Furniture and many other obvious items inside our homes are also made from wood.

3)    Not to be forgotten are the jobs that trees provide for people - loggers and tree planters, for example

4)    Many types of trees provide food for people too. Apples, pears, peaches and cherries come from trees, as do nuts like walnuts and hazelnuts.

5)    The quality of our environment - the air, soil and water - depends on the roles trees play. Trees help create rain as they expel moisture into the atmosphere: their roots draw it from the soil and their leaves return it to the air. Trees clean the air we breathe by taking in carbon dioxide through the leaves and then giving off oxygen we need to breathe.

6)    Trees provide shade in the summer to help cool our homes. In the winter, they block wind to help warm our homes.

So…hug a tree, they deserve it!!!

Let McCullough’s Tree Service take care of all your “tree” needs.

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Wess McCullough

I am an ISA certified arborist, ISA Board member and a member of the finance and certification committees, with 25 years experience in the tree care industry.

I have the privilege to own and operate the finest tree care firm in central Ohio. I enjoy helping commercial and municipal clients accomplish their goals and objectives.

I have a beautiful wife and 4 children who are the light of my life. I am a proud Veteran, serving 9 years with the United States Marine Corps. I am a graduate of The Ohio State University and enjoy watching OSU football. I am an active member of the North Terrace Church of Christ.

My hobbies include: Golf, hunting, fishing, running, bike riding and hanging out with my kids. I love planting trees and helping others solve tree problems.

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