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  • Central Florida's blooms of summer - UPDATED

    Central Florida's blooms of summer - UPDATED
    Florida may have gotten its name from the Spanish adjective for "flowery", but when it comes to a scorching summer afternoon in Orlando, we are not always so optimistic we will see the rainbow of blossoms that the state is famous for in the wintertime. I...
  • Florida rivers' low profile puts them at risk

    Florida rivers' low profile puts them at risk
    For an imaginary moment, swim with Hueland Todd Brown as he descends into a deep, caramel-colored river, feeling his way with his hands and hoping nothing bites. Brown lives by the Choctawhatchee, a wild river that coils through remote forests in the...
  • Spring flowers bloom at Leu Gardens

    Spring flowers bloom at Leu Gardens
    It is spring, and plants at the Harry P. Leu Gardensare in bloom. Walking on shaded paths, you are greeted by the sound of water running through the wetland, the smell of flowers in bloom, and the sight of beautiful flowers. A yellow trumpet tree is...
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  • Summer school: Take a cooking class

     
    Interested in cooking classes? Check out: *Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave., Orlando; 407-246-2620; leugardens.org (click on “education”). *Julia's Gourmet Magic classes, 2481 Principal Row, Suite 700, Orlando; 407-484-7378;...
  • Religious leaders hold World Refugee Day prayer service June 17

     
    Religious leaders from various faith traditions will gather to pray for the plight of refugees on Friday, June 17, from 6 p.m‐9:30 p.m. at the Leu Gardens' Camellia Room,  920 N. Forest Ave.,  Orlando. Following the prayer service, there will be a...
  • Center for Contemporary Dance announces 2011-12 season

     
    The Center for Contemporary Dance in Winter Park has announced its 2011-12 season of events. Here they are, with information on time and location, as well as price: A Decade of Dance Description: This season preview and contributors brunch supports the...
  • Leu Gardens chief to discuss book on gardening

     
    Talk about getting advice straight from the top. Robert Bowden, director of Orlando's Harry P. Leu Botanical Gardens, will discuss and sign his lastest book at a free event Saturday. The book? “Guide to Florida Fruit & Vegetable Gardening.”...
  • Gems Along the Pathways

     
    A stroll along a garden path should be interesting. Something should be peeking out along the way to invite you on. At this time of the year it may be hard to find that something to catch your eye but not if you have camellias. One gardener pointed out...
  • Holiday home tours begin

    Holiday home tours begin
    The holiday season offers a prime opportunity to take a peek inside some of Central Florida's most interesting public and private homes. Here is a sampling of tours that feature homes all decked out for the season: Images Tour of Homes: Sponsored by...
  • Free in Orlando: First Monday admission to Leu Gardens

     
    Thanks to Mary at Couponers United for reminding readers that tomorrow is the first Monday of the month, and that means free admission at Leu Gardens. What a lovely time of year for a walk in the gardens.    Last admission is at 4 p.m., gardens cl...