Track sun movement across property

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Track sun movement across property

It is important that you analyze the way the sun moves across your property. By doing this you can track the shady areas on your landscape and have an idea as to where shade-tolerant plants can be used. If the sun shines on the house too much during the summer, mark areas where you can plant deciduous trees which will provide shade to the house in summer but allow the sun to shine on the house in winter when their leaves have dropped.

   

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