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December 2017

Set back to the British period

SAINT AUGUSTINE – The Woman’s Exchange presents “An Evening with Gov. Patrick Tonyn” Jan. 18 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Featured will be Roger Smith, historian and author, sharing stories about St. Augustine’s British [Read More]

December 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

UF plant camp is in June

GAINESVILLE – Teachers, it’s that time of year again. The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences will have applications for its popular and free 2018 Plant Camp. Applications will be accepted until Feb. 18. The UF/IFAS [Read More]

December 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Questions on allamanda, calla lilies

Q:   I have an allamanda and would like  to know if I can transplant it now. A:    Since this is a cold sensitive plant, if you move it now, you will need to protect it if a freeze occurs. Otherwise, wait until spring to move it. Q:    I [Read More]

December 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Still life

  The mention of Zurbarán in my last essay leads me to recall another Zurbarán masterpiece, The Crucifixion in the Art Institute of Chicago.  When I went to see the Art Institue with my cousin, a true art maven, she was entranced by a [Read More]

December 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Pizzazz for holiday staple

SAINT AUGUSTINE  – Danny Johns, a fourth-generation potato farmer who owns Blue Sky Farms and grows more than 20 varieties of spring potatoes in St. Johns County, is hoping to add some pizzazz to the holiday staple. His unique, purple sweet [Read More]

December 13, 2017 // 0 Comments