Mark Cullen's Top 5 Trees

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

Honey Locust (Gleditsia triacanthos)

Honey Locusts are hardy trees popular for shade, though they grow fastest in full sun. These ones are great if you need fast-growing trees: they can reach 20 to 25 feet tall (6 to 7.5 m) in five or six years. Zones 4-9