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Think about where you will put your trees.

You must consider

  • the reason for your planting
  • location
  • elevation
  • slope and aspect
  • soil type
  • prevailing wind direction
  • weed control methods
  • septic systems
  • irrigation needs
  • snow drifting
  • power lines
  • planting size and shape
  • species selection
  • site preparation method
  • underground utilities
  • past land uses.  

Contact our office by e-mail or call us at 303 218-2622 for help designing your windbreak.

More information about specific types of windbreaks can be found by going to the following links.