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Volunteers needed for Lakes Park Botanic Garden tours

Volunteers needed for Lakes Park Botanic Garden tours The Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation seeks volunteer candidates to lead tours of the Botanic Garden at Lakes Park. A team of three or more are desired to lead the tour on alternate months.  ***BEFORE YOU REGISTER for this opportunity, we'd like to meet with you. Please leave [...]

By |2018-09-26T00:48:43+00:00August 16th, 2018|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Tours, Volunteers|Comments Off on Volunteers needed for Lakes Park Botanic Garden tours

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+00:00April 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+00:00April 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+00:00April 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+00:00April 14th, 2018|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Volunteers|Comments Off on LDS Church volunteers in the gardens, April 14th 2018

Scenes from Lakes Park Garden Day, Feb 17 2018

Plant sales, thanks to the new propagation area | Lakes Park Garden Day 02-17-2018 Scenes from Lakes Park Garden Day, Feb 17 2018 We had a wonderful morning in the gardens yesterday. The day was full of fresh air, sunshine, and educational opportunities. From 8:00 AM until noon, folks stopped by to sample [...]

By |2018-09-26T00:48:45+00:00February 18th, 2018|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Scenes from Lakes Park Garden Day, Feb 17 2018

Foundation to present Garden Day at Lakes Regional Park, 2/17/2018

Queen's wreath (Petrea volubilis) cascades from a trellis in the Fragrance Garden at Lakes Regional Park, Fort Myers, FL | PHOTO: Bill Price Foundation to present Garden Day at Lakes Regional Park Fort Myers, FL, Jan. 16, 2018 – The Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation will present “Lakes Park Garden Day,” a morning of free education [...]

By |2018-09-26T00:48:46+00:00January 17th, 2018|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Events|Comments Off on Foundation to present Garden Day at Lakes Regional Park, 2/17/2018

Botanic Gardens Update – December 2017

Construction has begun on the Children's Garden at Lakes Park BOTANIC GARDENS UPDATE - December, 2017: Here’s what’s been going on in the Botanic Gardens this month: Ground broken in the CHILDREN’S GARDEN Ground was broken in the Children’s Garden on Tuesday, December 12th. Joe DeBacker, Sr Supervisor at Lakes Park, sent this [...]

By |2018-09-26T00:48:46+00:00December 19th, 2017|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Children's Garden, Community Garden, Fragrance Garden|Comments Off on Botanic Gardens Update – December 2017

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