The 2016 season was another successful one for the MG Edible Demonstration Garden at the Horticultural Center. A team effort led by Lois Fischer resulted in the garden winning another award in the PHS Gardening and Greening contest: Garden of Distinction.
|The Edible Demonstration Garden earned a|
Garden of Distinction award from PHS in 2016.
Fruit: 2 varieties of blueberries and figs; gooseberry; passion fruit; and rhubarb
|One of two varieties of fig tree at the garden.|
|Fruit cages protect the blueberries from birds and squirrels.|
Herbs: 7 varieties of basil; 6 varieties of sage, three varieties of lavender, two varieties of nasturtium, parsley, rosemary, savory and tarragon; chives; cilantro; dill; epazote; fennel; germander; lemon verbena; loveage; mint; oregano; rumex; and stevia
|In the foreground of this photo is the herb garden|
in early summer.
|A close up of the squash, beans, and arugula bed.|
|More vegetables! Look at that beautiful kale in the center of|
|Thanks to those who came out in October to clear this large bed!|