Plant trees in scale with the size of your property.
Sure, shade is great, but large trees need a lot of space for root
If your lot is only 100 feet wide, stay away from large trees that will
become a liability as they get taller.
To trim large trees requires specialized equipment, such as a
lumberjack with chainsaw, a bucket truck and chipper. Contemplate
whether you want to give yourself that extra expense.
You are at the mercy of the schedule of your tree-trimmer, who may be
overwhelmed with work and might not be able to come out right