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March 2020

Question about Christmas palm

Q:  I was at a garden center the other day and saw a large potted palm for sale called a Christmas palm. I like the look of the plant but have not seen any around here. Is this a plant that will do well here? A: The Christmas palm is not very [Read More]

March 30, 2020 // 0 Comments

March 30 – Roving reporter

This news bulletin is brought to you in conjunction with NATKIM Radio. Listen to WPLK (800 AM), WIYD (1260 AM) and WPLK FM (98.3 FM). An 18-year-old died and a 20-year-old is in serious condition after a single-vehicle crash in Putnam County Sunday. [Read More]

March 30, 2020 // 0 Comments

Colorful signs of spring

SAINT AUGUSTINE – Spring has sprung!  And one of the signs of spring are the amaryllis which are in full bloom, replacing the azaleas which brought bright color to the area in early March. Enjoy the beautiful blooms while you can. Although this [Read More]

March 30, 2020 // 0 Comments

March 27 – Roving reporter

This news bulletin is brought to you in conjunction with NATKIM Radio. Listen to WPLK (800 AM), WIYD (1260 AM) and WPLK FM (98.3 FM). Putnam County had seven more people testing positive for the coronavirus Thursday. The county now has 12 cases. [Read More]

March 27, 2020 // 0 Comments

March 26 – Roving reporter

This news bulletin is brought to you in conjunction with NATKIM Radio. Listen to WPLK (800 AM), WIYD (1260 AM) and WPLK FM (98.3 FM). On the good news front, eight-month-old Onyx Hebert continues to improve. He’s the little boy from Putnam County [Read More]

March 26, 2020 // 0 Comments

M arch 25 – Roving reporter

This news bulletin is brought to you in conjunction with NATKIM Radio. Listen to WPLK (800 AM), WIYD (1260 AM) and WPLK FM (98.3 FM). Putnam, Flagler and St. Johns officials including law enforcement are echoing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ call for [Read More]

March 25, 2020 // 0 Comments

Spotlight on artists

SAINT AUGUSTINE – Historic Coast Culture announces it is introducing a new look for the next few weeks, as most activities previously scheduled have been canceled. Instead the group will be introducing the public to various artists, organizations [Read More]

March 25, 2020 // 0 Comments

March 24 – Roving reporter

This news bulletin is brought to you in conjunction with NATKIM Radio. Listen to WPLK (800 AM), WIYD (1260 AM) and WPLK FM (98.3 FM). Palatka City Commission holds a special called meeting today at 4 p.m. at City Hall, 201 N. Second St. [Read More]

March 24, 2020 // 0 Comments

Some mulch can attract termites

Q: I have some oak trimmings which have been shredded. I would like to use them as a mulch or soil amendment. My friend says it will attract termites. Is this true? A:   Termites can be active in any wood mulch like cypress, pine or tree [Read More]

March 23, 2020 // 0 Comments