Trees for small spaces

I have built flower boxes, using stone, that follow the steps at grade leading to my back yard at the side of my house.  I have 5 flower boxes in all. The first two are 3.5 x 3.5 feet square.…

Choosing a city tree

Thank you for your response! A couple follow up questions… Why might we want to steer away from a large shade tree on our small lot? Just the appearance in proportion to our narrow house? Or impact of the root…