Common Hackberry Tree (Celtis occidentalis) FAQs

The Hackberry tree is part of the Celtic Druid horoscope (February 9-18 or August 14-23) and, therefore, has a magical heritage. However, early North American settlers referred to it as Hagberry, probably mixing it up with a Scottish tree of … Read More

Guide to the Paper Birch (Betula papyrifera)

“When I see birches bend to left and right Across the lines of straighter darker trees, I like to think some boy’s been swinging them.” -“Birches”, Robert Frost The Paper Birch loves shady, moist areas where its roots will stay … Read More