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SJRCC prepares for Empty Bowl

PALATKA – Back by popular demand! Florida School of the Arts students are preparing for this year’s Empty Bowls Project, an international grassroots effort to raise money and awareness in the fight to end hunger. Members of the Florida Club [Read More]

June 8, 2018 // 0 Comments

Replanting lilies and hydrangea

Q:    I have three Easter lilies that are potted. They are all stem and leaves as the flowers have faded. What can I do with them? A:    You can plant them outdoors or leave them potted. In either case, the plant will die back in the fall, [Read More]

June 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

Some basic sewing techniques

There are many variables when sewing different fabrics and sometimes when sewing the same fabric, but there are some basic principles and techniques which will ensure success when sewing any fabric.  It is nice to know there are some basic rules [Read More]

June 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

Propagating kalanchoe plant

Q:   Can I take a cutting from my kalanchoe to get more plants? The plant is short so I do not know if this is how to propagate it. A:    I would propagate it from leaf cuttings. Go low on the plant and harvest some mature leaves. These can be [Read More]

June 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

EMMA sets anniversary cruise

SAINT AUGUSTINE – EMMA Concert Association is sponsoring a seven-night Paris to Normandy River Cruise April 11-18, 2019. The event celebrates EMMA’s 40th anniversary and the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Landing. For each stateroom [Read More]

June 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

Meet Mumford the Manatee

SAINT AUGUSTINE – Dee Mountcastle, a Realtor® with Watson Realty in St. Augustine Beach, has published Mumford the Manatee, a story about a curious baby manatee who wanders from his mother to explore his habitat and a boy who has an adventure [Read More]

May 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

Summer fun at the library

PALATKA – The summer library program in Putnam County kicks off June 2 at 10 a.m. Check with your local library to see all of the fun music-themed events they have planned for “Libraries Rock!” The Headquarters Palatka Library is [Read More]

May 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

Fun for kids at Ravine Gardens

PALATKA – Junior Ranger Day and an eco adventure are some of the events coming up in June at Ravine Gardens State Park. Junior Rangers Day is June 2, when new and returning Junior Rangers are welcomed on a special day just for them. New Junior [Read More]

May 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

Bees are on her basil

Q:    My basil plants always have bumble bees on them. I am afraid of getting stung so I hardly ever get any use from the plants. Is there a way to get rid of the bees? A:    The easiest thing to do is to go out in the evening when the bees [Read More]

May 23, 2018 // 0 Comments