Garden News

Florida Flower Trials

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  For the third year, the Florida Flower Trials are back at Leu Gardens! This is a great opportunity to see the newest varieties being tested in our tough summer conditions. These beautiful flowers and plants are located in the center of the Gardens. We invite you to visit to see the newest flowering plant releases and the greatest innovations ... Read More »

Story Time, August 1, 10:00 a.m.


Presented by Nemours BrightStart! Monday, August 1 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. ... Read More »

Date Night Movie, August 5, 8:30 p.m.

Date Night

The Shop Around the Corner 1940 film starring Margaret Sullavan & James Stewart Gardens open at 6:00 p.m., Movie time at 8:30 p.m. Enjoy an outdoor movie in a beautiful garden. Blankets or chairs are recommended. You may bring a dinner picnic basket. Alcohol is permitted. This movie is rated NR. Garden Admission is $6 adult, $3 child (K-12th grade) and ... Read More »

Seed Swap, August 17, 5:00 p.m.

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Bring your extra seeds and exchange them for other seeds at Leu Gardens’ Seed Swap from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Participation is easy: Pack your seeds in small packets and label each. Labels should include botanical name and/or common name, some swappers include pictures of the plants. Commercial seed packs opened and unopened are allowed. Invasive plant seeds are ... Read More »