The Fruit and Vegetable Garden occupies one of the islands of the Chicago Botanic Garden. There are several areas within this garden, showcasing orchards, vine fruits, vegetables, and other edibles. Here's the entrance display that greets you after you cross the bridge to the island.
All of the display gardens were laid out beautifully. The formal designs and beautifully constructed hardscape would serve many kinds of gardens well. For food production, the structures assure interest and orderliness during the less tidy seasons.
Glam ShotsViolets, Parsley, and Cabbage
Swiss Chard 'Bright Lights'
I did not disturb the Bollworm Traps in the orchard, but I did peek inside. No bollworm moth action when I visited.
Some Viola. I want to make some candied violets someday. I don't know what the best species or variety would be.
Flowers of some Brassica.
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