NEWS from the BOTANIC GARDEN at Lakes Park August, 2020 BED REBUILDING PROJECT in the Community Garden Each year for the past several years, we've selected 8-10 raised beds in the Community Garden for replacement. The harsh, … [Read more...] about NEWS from the BOTANIC GARDEN August, 2020
What's Bloomin' Wednesday - April 15th Edition! Lakes Park is still closed per the state-wide" "Stay At Home" order, so we are taking a virtual stroll in the Fragrance Garden today - come with us and and check out what's bloomin' (If you are … [Read more...] about What’s Bloomin’ Wednesday – April 15th Edition!
What's Bloomin' Wednesday! for March 4th, 2020 The staghorn fern (Platycerium bifurcatum) is an impressive plant. They are tropical epiphytes - that means they grow on another plant, but they are not parasitic. Other examples of epiphytes besides … [Read more...] about Staghorn fern – What’s Bloomin’ Wednesday
Starburst Clerodendrum - What's Bloomin' Wednesday Starburst Clerodendrum (Clerodendrum quadriloculare) grows in the Lakes Park Botanic Garden. However, it hails from the Philippines and New Guinea. It is therefore well-suited to our climate here … [Read more...] about Starburst Clerodendrum – What’s Bloomin’ Wednesday