The Park Press Blog

Genus Series: Podocarpus

In The Garden – By Stephen and Kristin Pategas The Genus Series selects a genus of plants and explores a selection of its species, varieties, and/or cultivars that will grow successfully in Central Florida....

Landscape Lingo 1.0

In The Garden – By Stephen and Kristin Pategas As landscape architects/designers we bandy words about, assuming our layperson audience is savvy to our technical jargon. While some words have become part of many...

Wire Fraud On The Rise

Cybersecurity Awareness – By Ron Frechette, The Cyber Coach Wire fraud is one of the most common types of white-collar crime.  The practice has been around for decades but with the proliferation of the internet...

We Usually Leave Horn Tooting To Cars

Protection And Service – By MPO Jim Whitman, Winter Park Police Department Recently, one of our officers, Chris Belcore, was given an assignment for his Community Engagement class while he attains a master’s degree in...

Book Bit – Fruits Of Florida

In The Garden – By Stephen and Kristin Pategas  At first blush Florida seems like one of those states where growing fresh fruit should be a no-brainer. But if you are from a northern...

Commissioner Stuart’s Message

Happy summer! I’m excited to enjoy a healthy and safe summer around Orlando. Our city and county continue to offer convenient locations to get the COVID-19 vaccination, including the Lake Eola Farmers Market every...