The South Lake Hospital Foundation is looking for gardeners to participate in the Fall planting of the hospital's organic community garden on the hospital's LiveWell Campus.
During the fall season gardeners are encouraged to plant beets, cabbage, cauliflower, greens, kale, lettuce, spinach and tomatoes.
The South Lake Hospital Community Garden was created as a sustainable community garden where members of the community can come together to grow and harvest nutritious foods. The garden is organic, and no pesticides or harmful chemicals may be used.
Garden boxes for hobby gardeners begin at $25 for a 4' x 4' box for the year. Sponsors or gardeners may choose to tend the garden themselves or donate it to a local youth organization. All contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law and proceeds will benefit site development and operations of the garden, as well as education workshops and seminars for gardeners.
For more information about sponsorships or to reserve a garden box for planting, contact Sylvia Pane at 352-394-4071, ext. 4406 or Sylvia.email@example.com
The South Lake Hospital Campus includes the 170-bed non-profit hospital in affiliation with Orlando Health, Centre for Women's Health, LiveWell Fitness Center, National Training Center, South Lake Endoscopy Center, South Lake Surgery Center, SkyTop View Rehabilitation Center and campus partners Special Olympics Florida, Brandy Johnson Global Gymnastics and several medical office buildings.
South Lake Hospital has been serving the healthcare needs of the South Lake community since 1947 and employs 1,475 employees and has over 280 physicians on its medical staff. The campus focuses on preventative healthcare through health, sports and fitness programming.
LiveWell campus opens raised bed sustainable
community gardens for fall vegetable planting
Students from the East Ridge High School FFA worked with the community to plant the gardens on the LiveWell campus last fall. The South Lake Hospital Community Garden was created as a sustainable community garden. (Photo by Mike Corradino)