Whether it's Spring, Summer or Fall, if you are planning to work on your landscaping, remember these tips.
Planting Trees For Efficiency:
Plant small trees at least 25 feet away from power poles.
Flowering trees including dogwood, red bud crap-apple, low or high head flowering plum, Bradford flowering plum, small fruit trees and small cedars like an arbovite.
Medium sized trees should be kept at least 40 feet away from power lines
|In the winter, the bare branches of these trees will will
let sunshine through to provide warmth.
Evergreens planted on the North and west can help shield outside walls from winds in the winter. This can reduce your heating costs.
How trees affect Electrical service
||Medium sized trees:
Autumn fantasy maple,
Oak trees (Keep trimmed).
Large trees should be kept at least 60 feet away from power