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The community gardens program in Manatee County was launched in 2015. Education and development of new and existing community and school gardens are the primary goals of the program. Emphasizing education, the program offers hands-on workshops, information on planting seasons and varietal selection, and research-backed cultivation techniques. The community gardens program also provides educational opportunities to learn more about proper fertilizer and pesticide applications in a community garden setting.

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Community Garden Factsheets and Maps

Manatee Seed Bank

Information on seed bank program.

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