Mark Cullen's Top 5 Trees

Enjoy privacy and a cooler house by planting these top native trees in the garden

Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum)

This is a great choice for shade if you have a big yard. Sugar maples are large trees that can grow up to 115 ft tall (35 m), and can live up to 200 years. They do best in deep, rich and well-drained soil since their roots are deep and wide spreading. Zones 3-8