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County Line closed temporarily

HASTINGS – County Line, the very popular vegetable stand on the Putnam-St. Johns line, closed Tuesday. Owners Brad and Kelly Bland made the decision reluctantly but say it’s in the best interest  of employees, customers and their health. [Read More]

April 1, 2020 // 0 Comments

Pilot Club caladium sale begins

SAINT AUGUSTINE – The Pilot Club of St. Augustine is once again offering caladium bulbs for sale. Colors include White Aaron, Red Flash and pink bulbs, Carolyn Whorton. Due to the increase in price of the distributor, the cost this year has [Read More]

February 9, 2020 // 0 Comments

Fresh produce market reopening

SAINT JOHNS COUNTY – Time to “slaw” down again. Good news. County Line, according to Facebook, is reopening Wednesday, Nov. 20 – just in time to get your fresh vegetables for your Thanksgiving feast. Here’s what they’ve [Read More]

November 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

4-H staff receive state honors

SAINT AUGUSTINE – St. Johns County Extension Services 4-H personnel were honored recently by the Florida Association of Extension 4-H Agents. Geralyn Sachs, UF/IFAS extension 4-H agent, received the Meritorious Service Award; and Julia Kelly, a [Read More]

September 30, 2019 // 0 Comments

Answers about fruit trees

Q:    I live on Anastasia Island and have a grapefruit tree with fruit. Will deer eat the fruit off the tree? A:    Occasionally, deer will eat some of the foliage off of citrus trees but I have not heard of them eating grapefruit. Q:    [Read More]

June 5, 2019 // 0 Comments

‘Shut’ for the summer season

By MARCIA LANE COUNTY LINE – Those in the know were lining up this weekend at the County Line outside of Hastings as the family-owned produce business readied for closing for the summer. This was the 53rd year for the business that started [Read More]

June 2, 2019 // 0 Comments