Mums and salvia bloom in beds Friday near the Oval Office at the White House.
The most unusual plant in the White House kitchen garden is a papaya tree grown in a container. White House pastry chef William Yosses says the Obamas have enjoyed the fruit in fruit salad. It will be brought indoors for the winter.
By Gretchen McKay Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The Post-Gazette's Gretchen McKay joined a group of journalists touring the White House and its gardens this week.
To see more of her photos and tweets, follow her on Twitter @gtmckay. To see what the others had to say, go to #WHgarden.