Abundant, Delicious Berries You Can Grow without Spraying - These low-maintenance, attractive shade trees quickly mature into a stately ornamental tree that provides tons of berries! And because they're drought tolerant, you don't have to worry about babying them. That means they'll tolerate bad weather, extreme heat, poor soil and pollution. They are...
The Best Trees, Vines, and Shrubs to Plant for Birds: a Starter List
Best Plants and Trees for Birds (Cornell Ornithology) - Mulberries, Serviceberries, Flowering dogwood, Crabapples, White oak, Eastern red cedar, Spruces, Northern bayberry, Staghorn sumac, Red-osier dogwood, gray dogwood, Nannyberry, arrowwood, and Winterberry (holly).
Good King Henry is in the same family as spinach, and its leaves are used in much the same way; however, its shoots are eaten like asparagus, flower buds like broccoli, and the seeds are an edible grain. Add its ability to grow in the shade.
Blackhaw Viburnum Viburnum prunifolium Pretty Creamy White Flower Blooms that are Followed by a Blue-Black Edible Fruit Showy Autumn Color: Purple or Red Burgundy Very Hardy and Easy to Grow Does in a Wide Variety of Conditions Grows 12' to 15' tall with a 8' to 10' spread Zones 3 to 9
Ribes missouriense; commonly called Missouri gooseberry or wild gooseberry, is a dense, rounded, deciduous shrub with upright-spreading to arching stems.Pollinated female flowers give way to spherical, tart, juicy, green fruits (to 1/2" diameter) that ripen to purple in summer. Fruits may be eaten fresh off the plant or may be picked for use in juices, syrups, jellies, preserves and pies. Green, 3-5 lobed leaves (to 2" long) with some blunt marginal teeth. Thorns to 3/4" long.