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Welcome to the Chicago Botanic Garden Press Room. The public relations staff is happy to assist journalists with stories, on-site visits, interviews, experts, and photos.

Featured Expert
Topic: Edible Landscapes

Lisa Hilgenberg

Lisa Hilgenberg
Horticulturist, Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden
Eat local by creating an edible landscape at home. Hilgenberg, who manages the 3.8 acre Fruit & Vegetable Garden following USDA protocol and standards for organic growing, is an expert source on how to successfully grow food in Midwest gardens.  She can give advice on a number of topics related to edible landscapes, from choosing the right herbs for your garden to pruning raspberries. Find out what you should be doing in your garden now that summer is underway, and visit the Fruit & Vegetable Garden to see what we have growing.

Hear Hilgenberg’s Gardening Minute segment on WBBM Newsradio