School Gardens: A Place to Grow

Lighten Up Lancaster has free raised bed starter kits for school and community gardens. If you want to start a garden, you’ll get lumber, hardware and soil for two raised beds, 100-foot hose, hose nozzle, watering cans, buckets, shovels, trowels and gloves, too! There is also a comprehensive garden toolkit on the Lighten Up Lancaster website and links to many helpful sites and experts.

To get your kit, contact Sue Lackmann at or (717) 544-3284.