September 13, 2021 | Crystal
Biography of our...
Written by: Blanche Lowe HirshbergApril 7, 1960 Grace Osborne Edwards was born in Lacrosse, Wisconsin, November 16th, 1871, daughter of Benjamin Eugene and Ella Osborne Edwards. She attended elementary schools in Lacrosse, boarding school in Amherst, Massachusetts, and received her B. A. from Wellesley College in 18940 In 1898 she graduated from the Library School […]
August 30, 2021 | Andrea
Another WPGC Year
Welcome to the start of another WPGC year! Please accept my heartfelt thanks for your flexibility, optimism, and commitment during this pandemic, which has caused us to flip-flop our meetings from in-person to Zoom, back to in-person, and now to Zoom again. I would especially like to thank my entire Board for adapting to our […]
August 9, 2021 | Emily
An Edible Orchard...
This Civic Awareness project has been in the works since 2018! Our membership voted to award $3,000 to the City of Winter Park to create an Edible Orchard on Cady Way Trail behind the tennis courts. The objective being to plant fruit trees that walkers, runners, bikers, and families who are pushing strollers can pick […]
March 26, 2021 | Crystal
April's General Meeting
The WPGC general meeting has been moved from online to in-person outdoors at the Mead Botanical Gardens Pavilion located at 1300 S. Denning Drive, Winter Park, FL 32789 on Wednesday, April 14th at 10:00am Program: YouTube “Summer Leafy Greens for Florida Gardening” This horticulture. Your health and safety are always our top priorities as in-person […]
March 23, 2021 | Cynthia Pesch
Cancellation of April...
The Winter Park Garden Club (WPGC) had extended an invitation to the members of the Orlando Garden Club (OGC) to join with us on April 8, 2021 from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM for an afternoon of activity in an open air pavilion in Mead Garden. Extenuating circumstances, beyond our control, have forced us to […]
March 10, 2021 | Andrea
How to Dispose...
When we finish a bottle of pills or have leftover or expired medicine, disposing of them is more important than you may think. To help you manage the process, I’ve outlined the recommended disposal methods: Practically all over-the-counter pill bottles are made with #1 polyethylene terephthalate plastic (PET or PETE) or #2 high-density polyethylene plastic– […]