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  • October 28, 2021

    A group of us went on field trip to walk on the Cady Way Trail to see the Edible Garden last week. 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 this orchard (located behind the tennis courts). The […]

  • October 19, 2021

    We were fortune to have Charlie Pioli, Founder of O-Town Compost give a presentation at our general meeting about composting in Central Florida. Charlie was full of such wonderful information. If you would like to learn more, please visit their website at www.o-towncompost.com or you view his presentation here Composting-101-O-Town-Compost.pdf

  • September 13, 2021

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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– […]

  • February 9, 2021

    “GROW” is the latest movie by Dutch filmmaker Daan Roosegaarde, best-known for his projects that merge technology and art in urban environments. He is the current Artist-in-Residence at Rabobank, the Dutch banking and financial services firm that specializes in food and agriculture financing and sustainability-oriented banking. “GROW” vividly showcases the pioneering photobiology technology currently being […]

  • January 20, 2021

    The National Forest Foundation, chartered by Congress, engages Americans in community-based and national programs that promote the health and public enjoyment of the 193-million-acre National Forest System and administers private gifts of funds and land for the benefit of the National Forests. One Trillion Trees Interagency Council, co-chaired by USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue and DOI Secretary […]