Closing Our Doors

Dear Lakeland, The Backyard Team has decided to close this project and donate the rest of the funds we raised to a local charity in Lakeland (more information on the charity to be announced soon). We made the decision to end the project in the face of several major...
Recruiting Team Members

Recruiting Team Members

Hello Lakeland community, The Backyard is looking to expand our core team of volunteers! We would love to find other passionate Lakelanders who share our values, and who would be excited to offer a helping hand in bringing a community garden to their very own...
Pictures from our Public Garden Workday

Pictures from our Public Garden Workday

A huge thank you to all who came out on Saturday to help us shovel. 💪 We had an awesome time and filled up every last garden bed! Woo-hoo! One MAJOR step closer to completion! Have a wonderful week, Lakeland! Don’t forget to get outside and enjoy the gorgeous...
Public Garden Workday – Saturday, 3/17

Public Garden Workday – Saturday, 3/17

We are hosting a public garden workday this Saturday, 3/17 between 9am and 12pm. For this workday event, we’ll be hauling (via wheelbarrows) and shoveling 10 tons of dirt into the individual garden beds! Bring your shovel, and if you have a wheelbarrow to share,...