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Scenes from Lakes Park, June 2019

Scenes from Lakes Park, June 2019 Here are some recent scenes from Lakes Park. Fort Myers Beach pier featured along Lakes Park's miniature train tracks Scenes from the Train: A scale model of the Fort Myers Beach pier has been installed along the train tracks at Lakes Park. This miniature joins already-installed models of various [...]

By |2019-08-13T10:11:47-04:00June 27th, 2019|Birding, Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Children's Garden, Community Garden, Lee County, Train Museum, Wildlife|Comments Off on Scenes from Lakes Park, June 2019

News from the Community Garden, March 2019

News from the Lakes Park Community Garden March 2019 Courtney Fraser from Eat Local Lee (left)  FEBRUARY VISIT from EAT LOCAL LEE  The Community Garden's February gathering featured Courtney Fraser from Eat Local Lee.  This non-profit promotes the benefits of buying and eating fresh, locally-grown food. The organization also produces a map which [...]

By |2019-08-13T10:11:48-04:00March 23rd, 2019|Blog Post, Community Garden|Comments Off on News from the Community Garden, March 2019

*UPDATED* Community Garden harvests & donations, January 2019

Community Garden harvests & donations, January 2019 The Lakes Park Community Garden harvests fresh produce twice monthly during the growing season.  Several dedicated beds provide for fresh food donations, and Community Garden members contribute any excess food they have grown. During these harvests, the Community Garden volunteers also collect canned and boxed food donations from [...]

By |2019-02-20T01:40:07-04:00January 22nd, 2019|Blog Post, Community Garden, Volunteers|Comments Off on *UPDATED* Community Garden harvests & donations, January 2019

Holidays in the Community Garden

  Holidays in the Community Garden submitted by Nancy Sanders  "If everyone helps a little, no one has to do it all." Holidays in the Community Garden are wonderful. The gate is decorated, our scarecrow is festive, and the garden beds are adorned with cheer! December is a great time to have a garden. It’s [...]

By |2019-02-20T01:40:08-04:00December 18th, 2018|Blog Post, Community Garden, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Holidays in the Community Garden

Community Garden – Inaugural Work Day, October 2018

Community Garden - Inaugural Work Day, October 2018 Have you ever wandered by the Community Garden and marveled at how neat and pretty it is? That's because the Park has the best volunteers ever! The first official work day of the 2018-2019 growing season was held on October 8th. Community Garden members gathered to weed-whack, [...]

By |2019-02-20T01:40:08-04:00October 8th, 2018|Blog Post, Community Garden, Volunteers|Comments Off on Community Garden – Inaugural Work Day, October 2018

Interested in the Community Garden? Read this!

If you are interested in the Community Garden... We typically receive two or three inquiries per week from those of you who are interested in becoming members of the Community Garden at Lakes Park. Your interest is appreciated. It is our pleasure to provide a place for full- and part-time residents to grow their own food. [...]

By |2019-08-09T17:31:10-04:00August 15th, 2018|Blog Post, Community Garden|Comments Off on Interested in the Community Garden? Read this!

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

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

Community Garden Food Harvest for March 20th, 2018

Food Harvest for Community Cooperative - Lakes Park Community Garden volunteers ROCK! 03-20-2018 Community Garden Food Harvest for March 20th, 2018 The Lakes Park Community Garden keeps knocking it out of the park!  Bill Johnson reports on the most recent harvest, which was donated to the Community Cooperative: "We made our eighth Community [...]

By |2018-09-26T00:48:45-04:00March 20th, 2018|Blog Post, Community Garden, Services|Comments Off on Community Garden Food Harvest for March 20th, 2018

Community Garden Food Harvest for March 6th, 2018

Lakes Park Community Garden volunteers and the March 6th food harvest Community Garden Food Harvest for March 6th, 2018 Community Garden volunteer Bill Johnson writes: "We made our seventh Community Cooperative donation today 3/06/18. We donated 106 lbs. of can goods, dried foods and produce giving us a new total of 746 lbs. [...]

By |2018-09-26T00:48:45-04:00March 6th, 2018|Blog Post, Community Garden, Services|Comments Off on Community Garden Food Harvest for March 6th, 2018

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