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How Your Landscaping Contributes to Caring for the Environment

LandscapingYour commercial property in Utah will never fail to captivate customers when it has a beautiful and well-maintained landscape. This is a plus factor in the success of your business. But more than the aesthetic value your landscaping may provide, you have that sense of satisfaction knowing you’re contributing to the betterment of the environment. The commercial landscaping company says landscaping increases property values and lowers maintenance costs. More than those two, expect these contributions to the environment:
  • Better Quality of Air.

Especially when your landscaping involves trees and green plants, you will be doing a lot in the fight against global warming. These plants remove the harmful carbon dioxide, a common pollutant and greenhouse gas that’s responsible for the destructive global warming. It’s been shown that an acre of trees may eliminate about 2.6 tons of carbon dioxide every year.
  • Prevents Pollution of Waters.

Water is vital to life, and any harmful substances found in the water you drink can result in serious health issues. The trees, shrubs, and other plants in your landscaping traps and filters any pollutants coming from rainwater or stormwater. The water that’s absorbed is free of any harmful elements. This is good for people, animals, and plants.
  • Prevents Soil Erosion.

With stronger hurricanes and other disastrous weather conditions, flash floods can be a real threat. Expect flash floods to be more common if soil continues to erode. This is where your landscaping becomes valuable, since those trees and plants absorb water instead of contributing to the erosion of soil. These are just some of the benefits landscaping may provide to the environment. Make sure your landscaping remains beautiful and well-maintained so you, your business, and the environment enjoy the benefits.
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