For literally thousands of years, people have been fascinated with strange and wonderful friut, chocolate. Learn the alluring history of this gift from the rain forest, taste samples and then explore the “chocolate” perennials, bulbs, shrubs and annuals that you can incorperate into your garden. This interesting talk will give “recipes” to help you enjoy these special “chocolate” plants in your garden.


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Betsy Alexander

Betsy was a public health professional for 29 years in clinical services and health education.  She has been a Master Gardener since 2000 and has served on the St.Louis Master Gardener Advisory Committee, including 2016 chair and the Training Coordination Team.  She is currently on the education committee, the Outreach subcommittee of the Advisory Committee and is Speaker’s Bureau coordinator.

Betsy volunteers at the Missouri Botanical Garden: Kemper Center Front Desk, Kemper Center perennial gardens, and the Speakers Bureau.