The City of Orlando will release a clutch of special beetles on Friday, June 28 to combat the spread of invasive plants. The air potato is a species of perennial vine that can...
The City of Orlando is hosting a special workshop on urban wildlife habitats on Tuesday, June 4 at 12:30 p.m. The Conserving and Creating Wildlife Habitat in Urban and Suburban Areas workshop will...
Barley and Vine Biergarten will host a Craft and Crafts event on Sunday June 9 from noon-6 p.m. where attendees will be able to drink a beer and play with plants. The Beer Can...
“We have an opportunity to give a voice to this crisis, one we should all be concerned about, as this includes many native bees that are critical to crop pollination across the United States.” - Polasek Museum...
The Audubon Park Garden District was targeted by Rollins College planning students for a real-world application of their budding placemaking skills recently in a study of two of the district's alleyways in an effort to identify other...
Every May we tell you about the annual blooming of our favorite epiphytic cacti, the night-blooming cereus. The long, skinny cactus clings to rough, cracked bark and pokes its way skyward into the...
Southwest Value Partners, the new owners of the Bank of America Building, are investing in the long-ignored courtyard space located directly outside of their popular restaurant tenant, DoveCote Brasserie (Website).
The Lake Eola Heights Historic Neighborhood Association will host their ninth biennial Private Gardens of Historic Orlando featuring Lake Eola Heights tour on Sunday, March 31.  This popular reoccurring gardening event gives you rare...
The City of Orlando's Water Reclamation Department is hosting a Rain Barrel Workshop from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 4 at the Education Center, 5420 L.B. McLeod Road . Attendees will learn all about rain...
The City of Orlando has created a new Orlando Community Gardens Council to help share information for best practices, membership policies, and increasing a "... feeling of togetherness in gardening," according to a recent release from City...
Harry P. Leu Gardens (Facebook | Website) will host their annual spring plant sale 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on March 9 and 10. Guests will enjoy free admission all weekend while shopping with over 50...
Edgewood, Florida, while some may call it Orlando, is really its own City, with a population of roughly 2,500+ people. So as we continue with this #bringtoorlando piece, please bear in mind, we just want this business to move...
The City of Orlando is offering free trees to residents as part of their Energy-Saving Trees program, supported by the Orlando Utilities Commission, Florida Forest Service, and Arbor Day Foundation. Residents are able to get one of the following trees...
Mead Botanical Garden (Website) has just carried out a long-overdue renovation of their clubhouse building, located at the heart of the Winter Park park space. The 3,000 SF building was originally built in the 1970s by the Winter Park Garden...
Palmer's Garden and Goods (Facebook | Website) is looking to add alcohol sales alongside their robust plant offerings in their popular Audubon Park store. Palmer's filed for a Conditional Use Permit which will be read at the February 19 Municipal...
A Master Site Plan for the development of The Packing District's largest park has just been submitted to the City of Orlando along with a project narrative outlining the intention of the developer for greater connectivity to the surrounding...
Dr. Phillips Charities announced their 200-acre Packing District development last December, planned for western College Park, with an estimated economic impact of $41 million. Since that time we've shared a few news stories concerning updated plans and their first official...
The OnePulse Foundation has launched an initiative to aggregate suggestions for their permanent memorial at the Pulse Nightclub site in Downtown South. An interim memorial was opened to the public on May 8, but as the name alludes to, the...
Leu Gardens will be hosting a movie night on Friday, August 3 featuring the hit Marvel film, Black Panther.  The gardens open at 6 p.m. with the movie starting at 8:30 p.m. Attendees can bring their own picnic basket and alcohol...
H.H. Dickson was a co-founder of the Dickson-Ives Grocery, in Downtown Orlando. The mercantile, co-owned with Sidney Ives Sr., opened in the 1880s on Church Street and moved to a larger space at the corner of Central and Orange...
Inhabit is a series by local photographer David Lawrence (Website), that shares stories about the people who call Orlando home. It’s an exploration of where people live and spend their days, whether that be at home, in an office, the streets of...
If you follow our Instagram, you already know that Leu Gardens has gone to the fairies. On the heels of its blockbuster exhibits with dinosaurs and LEGO bricks, comes a new exhibition featuring 15 one-of-a-kind fairy doors. The doors, created by...
As seen in the viral video above, Mexico City has installed vertical gardens on their highway pillars, not only for aesthetic reasons but also to help the environment. Via Verde (Website), when completed, will wrap roughly 1,000 highway support pillars...
Savvy, skyward looking night owls may have noticed massive flowers hanging over their heads this week in Colonialtown. The night-blooming cereus, an epiphytic cactus that grows in mature trees, has been blooming since the weekend. The special cacti are long...
We've been reached out to by multiple couples over the holiday weekend asking about some of our favorite places to get hitched - outside of crowd favorites like the Orlando Science Center, Mennello Museum Sculpture Gardens, Leu Gardens, and...