We Love Trees, But Can You Have Too Much Of A Good Thing?
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Photo: SWNS.COM/ SWNS via the Guardian We are, after all, named TreeHugger, and have noted before on TreeHugger and Planet Green that trees are effective and sophisticated cooling devices, but perhaps one can have too much of a good thing. David Alvand, a civil engineer in Plymouth, Devon, planted a leyland cypress tree in his front yard in 1991 and it is certainly shading his house effectively. But the neighbours don't like it, calling it an eyesore and complaining of antisocial behaviour.... Read the full story on TreeHugger