I admit, I'm a broken record talking about my trees. Our full sun backyard is hot in the summer. I yearned for some shade trees 8 summers ago. I located some volunteer seedlings, tended them, gave them manure, kept the weeds down. Now I have these two awesome shade trees in our backyard. One for hammocks, one for the swingset. Everytime I look at them, I think "They look like this because I put in the effort." I love them so.