Get your hands dirty! The American Psychological Association has found that gardening and exposure to nature has profound mental health benefits. Lake County Parks is happy to foster that communion with nature through a variety of plant and gardening programs and activities.
help your parks
Do you have a green thumb, and some spare time? Consider volunteering to help plant and maintain our flower beds and green spaces. Your handiwork will be appreciated by all who visit the park throughout the year. Interested? Fill out a volunteer application HERE to let us know your availability and areas of interest.
Throughout the year Lake County Parks hosts a variety of gardening and horticulture events. These events include:
Perennial Plant Swaps at Deep River County Park
Spring Perennial Plant Swap 3rd Monday in April (2019 Date: April 22)
Fall Perennial Plant Swap 3rd Monday in September ( 2019: Date: September 16)
Native Plant Sales at Gibson Woods Nature Preserve