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Plant a tree for natural shade.

Environmentally friendly, and visually attractive, deciduous trees are a great way to provide natural shading for your home during the summer months and allow sunlight to warm your home in the winter. For shade trees to work effectively, the positioning of the tree needs to be carefully considered along with the size, height, growth rate and root system.

Yarralumla Nursery in line with have put together a handy guide for deciduous shade trees in the region and advice for positioning, watering, and tree selection. The guide includes a list of trees by height that have been proven to be successful in the ACT and surrounds.

ActewAGL's energy saving tips are designed to help you take control of your energy use, while reducing your bills and environmental impact. Save with great value energy plans backed by our sustainability promise, supported by 100% local, award-winning service - so you can LIVE A Good Life now and into the future.

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