Monthly Archives: April 2018

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Final harvest and plant sale at Lakes Park, April 24th 2018

Bill Johnson, Dorothea McLaughlin & Jim Dubyak work on the final harvest donation for the 2017-2018 season | Community Garden at Lakes Regional Park, Fort Myers, FL Final harvest and plant sale at Lakes Park, April 24th 2018 LAKES PARK COMMUNITY GARDEN Rock Star, Bill Johnson, reports: "We made our tenth and final donation [...]

By |2018-09-26T00:48:44-04:00April 24th, 2018|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Community Garden, Fragrance Garden, Volunteers|Comments Off on Final harvest and plant sale at Lakes Park, April 24th 2018

Lakes Park Fragrance Garden fountain restored

The fountain at the Lakes Park Fragrance Garden, up and running again. Photo: Kathy Busick Lakes Park Fragrance Garden fountain restored The serenity of the Fragrance Garden at Lakes Park has been enhanced by the return of the fountain! It is located in the pond near the propagation sheds. Sr Parks & Rec [...]

By |2018-09-26T00:48:44-04:00April 19th, 2018|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Fragrance Garden, Volunteers|Comments Off on Lakes Park Fragrance Garden fountain restored

StoryTime in the Garden, April 18th 2018

StoryTime in the Garden, April 18th 2018 StoryTime in the Children's Garden at Lakes Park is rapidly becoming the worst-kept secret in Lee County! One morning each month, families come to the garden for stories, activities, and crafts under the generous shade of big old trees. Sometimes we jump like a frog, or roar like [...]

By |2018-09-26T00:48:44-04:00April 18th, 2018|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Children's Garden|Comments Off on StoryTime in the Garden, April 18th 2018

LDS Church volunteers in the gardens, April 14th 2018

LDS Church volunteers in the gardens, April 14th 2018 A team of volunteers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints came to help in the gardens at Lakes Park on April 14th. During the summer, we try to maintain the gardens to the standard the public has become accustomed to over the [...]

By |2018-09-26T00:48:44-04:00April 14th, 2018|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Volunteers|Comments Off on LDS Church volunteers in the gardens, April 14th 2018

Bird Patrol sightings in Lakes Park, April 7th 2018

Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor) - one of 8 seen during Lee County Bird Patrol's April 7th 2018 guided tour at Lakes Park. PHOTO: Brenda Hurd Lee County Bird Patrol sightings in Lakes Park, April 7th 2018 Marie DiRosa writes: "The following eBird report is a list of the species seen on the Saturday, [...]

By |2019-03-23T03:27:51-04:00April 7th, 2018|Bird Patrol, Birding, Blog Post, Lee County Bird Patrol|Comments Off on Bird Patrol sightings in Lakes Park, April 7th 2018

Children’s Garden partners with “The Zaniacs”

YOU get a book! And YOU get a book! AND YOU GET A BOOK! StoryTime in the Garden with The Zaniacs at Lakes Park, March 21st, 2018 Children's Garden partners with "The Zaniacs" The Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation's Children's Garden committee has partnered with "The Zanics" of Happy Dolphin Press to bring quality [...]

By |2018-09-26T00:48:44-04:00April 5th, 2018|Blog Post, Children's Garden, Services|Comments Off on Children’s Garden partners with “The Zaniacs”

Community Garden Food Harvest for April 3rd, 2018

Lakes Park Community Garden volunteers are the best! Posing here with the April 3rd food harvest, which was donated to the Community Cooperative. Community Garden Food Harvest for April 3rd, 2018 From Bill Johnson, Community Garden volunteer extraordinnaire: "HIP HIP HOORAY! We made our ninth Community Cooperative donation today 4/03/2018.  We had a wonderful [...]

By |2018-09-26T00:48:44-04:00April 3rd, 2018|Blog Post, Community Garden, Services|Comments Off on Community Garden Food Harvest for April 3rd, 2018

Brick by Brick: Remembering Monet Armenia

Brick by Brick: Remembering Monet Armenia We've received a brick engraving request with a unique backstory - printed with permission: Dear Lakes Park Foundation:  John and Joseph Armenia started the Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation, and put several fundraising activities in place. The Armenia Group also donated several improvements to the park, including landscaping and the [...]

By |2018-09-26T00:48:44-04:00April 1st, 2018|Blog Post, Bricks|Comments Off on Brick by Brick: Remembering Monet Armenia

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