Monthly Archives:: April 2012

Hackberry is Berrying!

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By Amy Redfield Last spring I planted a new shade tree – a hackberry, Celtis occidentalis. Thanks to some pretty intensive babying – slow soaker watering every other day for that entire dry and hot summer – I’ve been rewarded with hackberries! Hackberry trees are among the best food and shelter plants for wildlife, and… Read more »