There are many reasons you should plant trees in your home landscape. Not only can they increase the value of your property, when planted in the right places, they can reduce your home energy usage as well. When planning your home landscape, select trees that are the right size and shape for the areas you are considering.
There are some excellent landscape design software packages available to use when deciding what types of trees to plant. These programs can show you what the tree will look like at different stages of growth. One good landscape design program to consider is Landscape Vision. You might want to check into it.
In the meantime, here is an interesting infographic about trees.