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Time to lunch at the Exchange

  The Woman’s Exchange is pleased to provide our Menus for the Spring Luncheon dates: April 3th, 6th, 10th, and 13th, 17th and 20th. WE DO STILL HAVE LIMITED SEATING AVAILABLE AT ALL LUNCHEONS! If you haven’t already, let us know if [Read More]

February 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

Tips on staghorn fern and more

Q:    I have a staghorn fern that is under a tree canopy. The trees were trimmed and now it gets afternoon sun. Will it tolerate this situation? A:    Staghorns grow best in filtered light. Afternoon sun tends to be intense light. If the light [Read More]

February 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

St. Anastasia show March 3

SAINT AUGUSTINE – The 24th Annual Arts & Crafts Show, hosted by the St. Anastasia Missionaries of the Poor Supporters (SAMOPS), continues from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 3 on the grounds and in the Community Center of St. [Read More]

February 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

Movies and tasty dialogue

    A Man for All Seasons, which was for a long time my favorite movie, has for a number of years been challenged by Babette’s Feast.  Before that it may have been The Graduate, though that was the occasion of my most serious blunder in [Read More]

February 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

Caladiums available from Pilot Club

The Pilot Club of St. Augustine is once again taking orders for caladiums.. The bulbs will be available for pick-up from 9 a.m. to noon March 10 at Watson Realty, U.S. 1 South. Bulbs are available in the colors of red, pink and white. Donation is [Read More]

February 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

Pyracantha, compost piles and more

Q:    Please suggest some plants that will attract birds. A:    Plants with berries like holly, pyracantha, beauty berry, asparagus fern and sumac can provide food for birds. Many birds are fruit eaters and so figs, citrus, plums and loquat [Read More]

February 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

Great appeal to ‘The Crown’

Given the praise for The Crown, I signed up for Netflix to watch it.  It is too early to weigh in after only a few episodes, but I can already see why Stuart Varney of Fox Business News confessed to binge watching the series.  As an Anglophiliac [Read More]

February 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

Info on Christmas cactus, aloe

Q:    My Christmas cactus is wilting. What caused this to happen? A:   After blooming the plant will go semi-dormant and sometimes limpness is connected to this. Over-watering and over-feeding can cause the Christmas cactus to wilt. Inspect the [Read More]

January 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

Three categories of pants

The word “pants” is a generic term that refers to three principle categories, of fit between the waist and crotch, jeans, slacks, and trousers—all pants—look and fit differently.  Each is designed with varying amounts of ease to [Read More]

January 29, 2018 // 0 Comments