Home & Community Gardens - Lake Wales Care Center
Have you always wanted to grow a garden at your home?
Would you prefer to be a part of a community garden with your neighbors?

We have expanded our Community Garden Program to include home gardens and a community garden location! We believe gardening is an activity people of all ages can enjoy. Whether you would like a home garden or are looking to connect with your neighbors at our community garden location we have an open spot for YOU.


Membership Benefits & Learning Opportunities?

Membership Benefits

  • Seeds & plants provided for you
  • Garden workshops & classes for you
  • Gardening experts to help you
  • Opportunities for entrepreneurial activities
  • Enjoy fresh food that you grow from a seed to a mature plant
  • Get active while enjoying working in your garden
  • Relax as you care for your plants
  • Build community while you work together with your fellow gardeners
  • Make a positive impact in your community & the environment

Learning Opportunities

There is a place for people of all skills levels. Learn from workshops led by gardening experts about topics such as starting seeds, pest control, planting and caring for your plants, seed saving, composting and canning. There are many opportunities to increase your knowledge and to share what you know with others.

Home Garden

Home Garden

Learn how to grow your favorite flowers, herbs, vegetables and fruits in your own backyard. We can help you build a garden that fits your home space.


We will also assign a gardening expert to mentor you along the way to a great harvest!

Community Garden

Community Garden

Have you always wanted to grow your own flowers, fruits, vegetables, and herbs with the support of your community and neighbors?



Lake Wales Care Center has a community garden! Registration forms are accepted all year round.

Get Involved & Grow!

Get Involved & Grow!

Get the support you need to learn how to grow your own produce and save money. You don’t have to be a gardener to join. New gardeners welcome! Whether you are interested in a home or community garden, please contact us to learn more!


There is a seasonal fee to participate in the Home & Community Garden Program. This fee will cover garden materials. Scholarship options are available.



We are now accepting applications for the next planting season! SPACE IS LIMITED SO ACT NOW!

To learn more please email brian.lwcc@gmail.com or call 863-676-6678, ext. 1401.


Applications are available at Lake Wales Care Center or click HERE to download a Garden Program Application. We will send a confirmation email to explain the next steps!


Apply for a home or community garden today!

Download and print an application here

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Lake Wales Care Center

Attn: Brian Kistner

140 E. Park Avenue

Lake Wales, FL 33853