TAMPA - Trees grow slowly so you can't afford to make a mistake by planting them in the wrong location or overlooking something that puts the tree at risk. Trees will thrive as long as they are planted in the right location. "Trees are a great asset," said Angie's List founder Angie Hicks. "They can add up to 15 percent to the value of your home if they are well-maintained. But when planning and planting, you need to be sure you're accounting for what they will be like when they are full grown. Sometimes, people make the mistake of planting them too close to their driveway or to their home, which could cause their driveway to buckle or their foundation to crack."
Angie's List , the nation's leading provider of consumer reviews, asked highly rated tree service companies for some tree planting tips:
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