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Backyard Tree Swing

Watch this video to learn how much space is needed to have a rope tree swing in your backyard.

Video transcript featuring Ive Haugeland, Shades of Green Landscape Architecture

When you have a large existing tree, like this big plane tree, putting up a swing is really fun, both for grown-ups and for kids. It's a very inexpensive, fun thing to have. For a big swing like this, which is really tall, you need a 25- to 30-foot clearing on both sides. If you decide to do something similar, be sure to check with safety codes so you don't have any accidents.

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