Rotary Community Garden
The Rotary Clubs of Cape Coral completed the Rotary Community Garden in September of 2018. They dedicated the garden to the citizens of Cape Coral to be managed by the City of Cape Coral through Rotary Park.
The garden features 52 individual garden beds that are 10'x4' in size, including five handicap-accessible beds. All of the plots are equipped with drip irrigation. If renters wish to hand water, there are hoses located throughout the garden. Gardeners can enjoy the shade under the Seminole chickee hut, which is also home to free gardening programs and gardener meetings. Mulch and compost are provided in bins along with a three-system composting section to dispose of weeds and unwanted organic material. A secured shed has wheelbarrows and some tools for gardeners to use. Gardeners can also feel free to nibble on the tasty fruits and edible trees planted around the garden fence.
The garden beds rent annually from October 1- September 30 on a first-come, first-serve basis at a cost of $100 per year. Garden renters will be given an access code upon registration.
Are you new to gardening or don't have a lot of time? Try sharing a garden plot with a friend! For more information and to reserve your garden bed, stop by Rotary Park or call (239) 549-4606.
* Cape Coral Garden Club - www.gardenclubofcapecoral.com
* Native Plant Society - www.fnpscoccoloba.org
* ECHO - www.echonet.org
* Florida Friendly Landscaping - ffl.ifas.ufl.edu
* Go Mulch - www.gomulch.com
* UF/IFAS Extension Office sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/lee/