United Church of Rogers Park Teaching Garden

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Ripe!

Red Raspberry season is here! Raspberries are nearly zero maintenance and pest-free. The fruit is rarely stolen by birds, squirrels, or other urban critters. I recommend planting yourself a patch. Confining them between a sidewalk and a garage or other barriers keeps them from spreading too much. Delicious!

Beyond delicious….

…..and available everywhere I found these at the southwest corner of Elston and Webster. Amelanchiers are easy to grown and found all over the city.  There are a few different species.  The fruit is delicious and pest-free. Try to beat the birds to them, you won’t be sorry. Think I’m the only one who thinks […]