Author Archives: Tracy Micciche

Helping Leu Gardens

Many areas of Leu Gardens has opened.  Some areas will remain closed due to damage from Hurricane Irma including the historic Leu House Museum. Many in the community have reached out wanting to help and we are extremely grateful. Below are  ways you can make a difference. Become a Leu Volunteer! Contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Colin Worley at 407.246.3668 or email colin.worley@cityoforlando.net. ... Read More »

Hurricane Irma Landscape To Do List

Hurricane Irma has left Central Florida; however, in its wake the storm caused havoc in the home landscape.  The gardening experts at the City of Orlando’s Leu Gardens have put together a list of gardening hints that may make the cleanup go a little faster and a little safer. It isofficially autumn and trees and shrubs may not grow any more until ... Read More »

Free Plant Clinic, Wednesdays, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Stop by Leu Gardens on Wednesdays from 3-5 p.m. and meet a Master Gardener from the UF/IFAS Orange County Extension to help you with turf problems, soil testing or identify a plant. Best of all, it’s free. Read More »

Historic Leu House Museum Restoration

Leu House Museum

Please note the Historic Leu House Museum is closed for restoration.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  The 50-acres gardens and dinosaur exhibit are open.  Thank You. Read More »

Nature Connects® Art with LEGO® Bricks

Nature Connects® Art with LEGO® Bricks January 6 – April 22, 2018 by Sean Kenney Nature Connects is an incredible exhibit which features many larger-than-life sculptures built with LEGO® bricks.  Over 450,000 bricks were used in this exhibit to bring nature to life.  Imagine a 6-foot hummingbird hovering over a trumpet flower!  Or, seeing a family of deer grazing on ... Read More »

Closing Early October 14

Leu Gardens will be closing early on Saturday, October 14, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. for to the Jazz on the Lawn Concert, tickets on sale September 29. Read More »

Mother’s Day, May 14, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Leu Gardens Celebrates Moms! Enjoy this special day with your mom in the beautiful 50-acre gardens.  FREE Admission for Moms, Sunday, May 14, 2017.  Stroll the winding pathways and discover all the amazing gardens including Florida’s largest rose garden which is in full bloom during the month of May.  Stop by the historic Leu House to take a tour of the home ... Read More »

Story Time, June 5, 10:00 a.m.

Presented by Orange County Library System’s storytelling program comes to Leu Gardens sharing stories and songs with your little one. This is a free indoor event. Jolly Dogger will be selling hotdogs and sausages and Peak Season Pops will be selling delicious popsicles. 10:00  – 10:15 a.m. Infant Time (up to 18 months) 10:20  – 10:35 a.m. Toddler Time (18 months ... Read More »

Father’s Day, June 18, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Leu Gardens Celebrates Dads! Enjoy this special day with your dad by taking a stroll in Orlando’s most beautiful garden.  FREE Admission for Dads, Sunday, June 18, 2017.  Stroll the winding pathways and explore all the amazing gardens throughout the 50-acres.  Stop by the historic Leu House to take a tour of the home and learn about the families that once ... Read More »

Nature Nut! Camp, June 26 – 30, 9:00 a.m. – Noon

Nature Nut! Camp June 26 – 30, 2017 9:00 a.m. – Noon Ages: 6 – 8 years old Are you a nature nut? So are we!  In this wild camp we will explore Leu Gardens to discover many mysteries and marvels about the world of plants, and many creatures that depend on them, including us, of course!  We’ll travel to ... Read More »