Organic Garden

Fresh Harvest

Our on-site no-till certified organic garden at Shangri-La Springs is a wonder to behold. Fresh seasonal vegetables include tomatoes, eggplant, kale, carrots, onions, collard greens, peppers, as well as organic LOOFAH. All produce, herbs and fruit are used to make delectable culinary delights in our organic restaurant Harvest & Wisdom. Come visit us today!

Educational Organic Garden Tours
for School and Camp Groups

Includes
  • A sensory based walking tour around garden plots and an orchard
  • Organic garden methods
  • Permaculture principles
  • Subtropical and tropical species
  • Annual and perennial crops
  • Information on “What makes a garden?"

Cost $3 per child, water is provided.

Scheduling
Please contact the Gift Shop for scheduling
email GiftShop@shangrilasprings.com or call 239-949-0749

Tours available Monday through Friday, time determined by the group's needs and availability of staff. Tours run from 40 minutes to 1 hour depending on the needs of group and age.

Tour Requirements
  • Minimum number: 10
  • For groups larger than 16, please be prepared to have 1 adult for every 8 children
  • Maximum number per tour is 32
  • Closed-toe shoes
  • Sun protection (Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen)
  • Water bottles

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
GiftShop@shangrilasprings.com
239-949-0749

Market Garden Sale

Every Thursday, 10am to 2pm through May 7 2020

Although the main property is temporarily closed, it is our pleasure to continue to share the bounty of our on-site organic garden with the community through an "in and out" organic produce market on Thursdays from 10am to 2pm at the nearby Circle C Farm Store next to our property @ 10441 Kentucky St., Bonita Springs, Florida 34135.

Shoppers will have the option of selecting bundles of a variety of fresh organic produce priced from $3 to $5. Limited quantities of bags with a mix of leafy greens and vegetables will be available for drive-up purchases for $10 to $15 each. Due to limitations of internet connection, sales will be cash only. Items available will be listed on the Shangri-La Springs Facebook page each Wednesday.

In order to keep shoppers and staff safe, only three people at a time will be allowed in the market tent, and others will be required to wait in their car or stand in a line 6 feet apart. Only a staff member will touch the produce and will use hand sanitizer before and after each customer. Shoppers are encouraged to bring their own bags in order to minimize contact.

Produce will be sourced from the certified organic garden, which usually provides produce for the restaurant. The sale will be held rain or shine and limited quantities will be available while supplies last.

If conditions allow, the plan is to sell fresh produce every Thursday through May 7, but please call 239-949-0749 to confirm.

Luffa (Loofa) Seed Planting Instructions – theunrulygardener.com


Gardening Class with Cecelia Morales

  • $20 per ticket
  • All ages welcome, with the expectation that attendees can be actively engaged for 1 hour!
What attendees should bring:
  • Water
  • Sun protection
  • Comfortable clothing you don't mind getting dirty
  • Closed-toed shoes
  • If you have your own garden gloves and hand pruners, please feel free to bring them!

Times and days vary month to month.
Please check our CLASS SCHEDULE for details.
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
GiftShop@shangrilasprings.com
239-949-0749

Cecelia is the Organic Garden Manager at Shangri-La Springs Hotel. She loves educating on the awesome potential of perennial vegetables and fruits in the home garden.

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