Chef J.W.Foster about his Roof Herb-Garden at Fairmount Hotel San Francisco.

Chef J.W Foster in his Roof Herb Garden.
Chef J.W Foster in his Roof Herb Garden.

When Chef J.W Foster two years ago arrived at the San Francisco Fairmount Hotel he stated his Roof Herb Garden. The guests downstairs have fresh ingredients on the menu.

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Foster, who grew up in Ontario, says he was Inspired by herb gardens at country inns in Canada to let leeks, thyme, and rosemary go to flower for the bees.On his Roof Herb-Garden raised beds are the best solution for growing herbs for the restaurant.

The raised beds on top of the San Francisco Fairmount Hotel.
The raised beds on top of the San Francisco Fairmount Hotel.

Lavender,Thyme,Rosemary,Sunflowers,Pea-Shoots,Amaranthus,Chives mixed with Pansies are just some of the plants in this garden . The mild and wet climate is also perfect for growing some exotics like Mediterranean Lemons and even more exotic Rangpur Limes.

Exotic fruits for the guests downstairs.
Exotic fruits for the guests downstairs.

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