The South Bend Tribune

Particularly helpful was a rainy August, the most critical time of year for trees to receive ample water heading into the dormant winter season, Joe Hensler of Hensler Nursery in Hamlet said.

“We had what you would call the perfect growing season,” said Joe, whose father, John, owns the property that contains 300 acres of trees.

Hensler Nursery last week provided a 9-foot tall Fraser fir to Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann and nearly a dozen similar sized trees for around the rotunda at the Indiana Statehouse.

“We’re proud to be able to do that for our officials down there,” Joe Hensler said.

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