Roots, Shoots & Fruits – The Incredible Edible Garden Opens June 17!

Coming this summer is a new exhibit, the Incedible Edible Garden! The structure that used to house the butterflies last summer will now be filled with edible fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers. There will be educational gardener talks everyday at 1:00 about the edible garden. The Edible Garden will also be staffed garden enthusiasts. There will be a wide variety of edible goodies; pumpkins, beans, watermelons, eggplants, corn, tomatoes, peppers, apple trees, lemons, blueberries, kumquats, pomegranates and the list goes on! There will be salsa hanging baskets that will have peppers, tomatoes, cilantro and chives and strawberry salad hanging baskets with strawberries, nasturtium and lettuce. On zoo grounds there will be large pots with edibles as well as the a planting in the wall of the birdyard. The Edible Garden will run from June 17th thru Labor Day.