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By PATRICIA PORCHEY Sarasota Co. Horticulturist
Published: Saturday, August 1, 2009 at 1:00 a.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, July 30, 2009 at 2:14 p.m.
During these hot, muggy summer days, we tend to gravitate to that picnic table under a tree's canopy, or park in a shady space. We know that the temperature will be much lower in the shade of a tree compared to open spaces. Trees shading your home can translate into energy savings.