Kitchen Gardens

Gardens and Grounds (Green Tour)

Kitchen Gardens

Elkhart, Indiana 46514, United States

Created By: PocketSights Ruthmere Tours

Point of Interest Details

Kitchen gardens were traditionally located close to the kitchen door to allow easy access for cooking. Kitchen gardens were utilitarian in purpose, and included herbs, fruits and vegetables with some flowers also. However, the kitchen garden at Ruthmere has always been filled with flowers. In fact, some of the wisteria was planted thirty years ago. Other flowers featured in the kitchen garden include peonies, ferns, butterfly bushes, hostas, morning glories and astilbe.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Gardens and Grounds (Green Tour)


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