Answered: Would a Munn Park beautification project work in Lakeland, FL?


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Last week, we asked the question “would a beautification project work at Munn Park” and if so, what would you like to see added?

With over 200 poll results, 70 Instagram comments, 13 Facebook comments, and 7 emails — We’re sharing your responses to Lakeland’s apparent million dollar question. Here are some of the most popular suggestions:

Leave the green space alone! Replant the roses and leave it!Reader Charlene V.

Please leave the park alone and add to the landscaping. More benches would be nice and perhaps a plan to shelter our homeless. — Reader Linda F.

Rest rooms are a first must, tables for lunch or dinners outdoors, a splash zone (small) for the little ones. Preserve space for Christmas Holiday displays and Hanakuh and/or other religions. Perpetual care to keep it clean and inviting. Alcohol free. Pets on leash only. — Reader Ted W.

Parking is already a problem at Munn Park, so avoid making it a “physical activities” park. Make it a garden/serenity park for people who are downtown anyway. — Reader Skip B.

A community garden! Full of butterfly and bumblebee pollinators.@katlion

Horse carriage rides, splash park area.@kelsielou.c0m

A beautiful butterfly/nature garden to replace the statue would be lovely and go with the butterfly statue theme around town.@gothope77

I still think a beautiful carousel would be very nice for people of all ages! The carousel to be in line with what is specific for Lakeland, swans, alligators, and so on!Reader Colleen S.

Bench swings and colorful flowers. — @taymcauley