My sister has built a house in rural Stearns County, MN on top of a hill....
My sister has built a house in rural Stearns County, MN on top of a hill. It's very windy. We are landscaping around the house. What trees (preferable native, either deciduous or evergreen) can withstand the sharp winds on the north side of the house?
Stearns County Minnesota
The soil type
The following sites will help you choice native trees for a windy and shady site. You should also consider whether the tree prefers acid or basic soil, clay, sandy or loamy soil, and how well it drains.