You can see how important shade is to those of us who live in the desert and have primarily sunshine every day.
Every little bit of shade helps. The desert trees may look sparse but actually they filter and create diffused shade in larger sections as compared to a dense round tree, which might require a person to sit directly underneath it to obtain any benefit from its shade.
You will observe that Arizonans have a habit of always finding shade and standing in it or parking their cars in the shade. It really does make a huge difference.
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