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Bugs on Althea seed pods

Q:    My althea has seed pods on it and these are covered with a red and black bug. Should I spray these or are they harmless? A:    These are called cotton stainers or red cross bugs. They feed on the seeds of the althea. If you cut off the [Read More]

April 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

Enjoy weekend Family Farm Days

FLAGLER COUNTY – It’s a step back in time at Family Farm Days this Saturday and Sunday, April 14 and 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Florida Agricultural Museum, 7900 Old Kings Road North,  Palm Coast. Admission is $5 per person. The [Read More]

April 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

Lawmen to shoot it out for charity

FLAGLER COUNTY: Who is the fastest lawman? Sunday, April 15 at high noon, Sheriff Rick Staly of Flagler County will compete to keep his title of fastest lawman  in the area at the 2018 CFDA Cowboy Fast Draw Competition. His challengers include [Read More]

April 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

About anise shrubs

Q:    I have an anise shrub that gets white flowers. I saw a different plant with a burgundy colored flower. The plants look identical. Can you change the flower color like a hydrangea? A:   Both plants are an anise but they are different. [Read More]

April 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

Sally answers your sewing questions

Over the years I have been asked many sewing questions.  I always try and respond to them through my column.  But the questions are stacking up.  So for the next four weeks I am going to address the questions and answer them.  If you have ever [Read More]

April 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

Amaryllis bulbs needs some space

Q:    I planted some amaryllis bulbs that a friend gave me but they never bloom. They have been in the ground for about three years but all they grow are leaves. What am I doing wrong? A:    The bulbs are old enough to bloom. Many people plant [Read More]

April 2, 2018 // 0 Comments

Helpful sewing tips from Sally

SAINT AUGUSTINE – Over the years of writing this column I have come across many good sewing tips. The tips are random at best and I thought I would put a bunch of these together in one column.  So, enjoy the sewing tips. Whenever you are [Read More]

April 2, 2018 // 0 Comments

The color makes a difference

Fabric can almost come alive. Along with the texture of fabric, there is the color of fabric.  We all feel at our best when we feel comfortable, confident and at ease.  Those are the times we nail a presentation, land an important job, snag a [Read More]

March 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

Exchange luncheons begin April 3

SAINT AUGUSTINE – The Woman’s Exchange of St. Augustine, located in the historic Pena-Peck House, announces its forthcoming luncheon series beginning April 3rd.  Come have lunch and a glass of wine in the beautiful garden with friends.  [Read More]

March 19, 2018 // 0 Comments