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 [...]
Lakes Park frog hops over to Children's Garden The statue of the frog that formerly resided outside The Nest (the information/volunteer booth) has hopped over to the Children's Garden for a change of scenery. Parks & Rec Sr. Supervisor Joe DeBacker says, "The frog will reside in this garden for one year before moving again [...]
Building A Children's Garden - One Brick At A Time Recent Brick Installations through November 2018 - PAVE THE PARK! In between working hard on the Fall Festival, formulating our Annual Plan and finalizing our budget for the new fiscal year, the Foundation and Park staff have continued to work on the Pave [...]
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 [...]
Fragrance Garden: Hurricane Irma recovery efforts for February 2018 Hurricane Irma may have kicked the Fragrance Garden hard, but we're coming back with renewed enthusiasm and purpose! Now that "season" is in full swing, we have lots of snowbird volunteers who are ready, willing, and able to help put the pieces back together again. Early [...]
Lee County’s Lakes Regional Park unveils new StoryWalk® in Children’s Garden Fort Myers, FL, Feb. 3, 2017 — The Lee County Library System, Lee County Parks & Recreation and the Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation have partnered for a StoryWalk® for people of all ages set to open Saturday, Feb. 11. Follow along the picture book [...]
Newsletter Summary Click here to see newsletter GTG spring 8 page 2016 NL.
40 acres of biological filtering marsh that reduces nutrients and improves oxygen content of the water flowing through the park resulting in cleaner water discharged into Hendry Creek and Estero Bay.
Gardens include succulent collection, fragrance garden, water garden, heritage roses and the Community Garden where individual gardeners tend their 4x8 foot plots.
Large playground with swings, slides, and climbing opportunities to delight children.