Trees also provide shade from the brutal Texas heat, and they act as noise barriers that silence traffic.
That's why the city has a plan. And it's something Hartman just found out about at a nearby Home Depot store. "They had these coupons offering rebates for planting different types of trees," he said.
Link to application: http://www.cityofdenton.com/departments-services/sustainable-denton/customer-programs/tree-rebates