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Horticulture news from Keith

By KEITH FULLER Q:   I saw some plants growing in a ditch that looked like cannas but the flowers were yellow. I have red ones in my yard. Could these have been a type of canna and can I grow them? A:    The wild canna that grows here does have [Read More]

June 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Datil those jalapenos

Madam Queen’s Datiled & Candied Jalapenos 1 12 oz jar of sliced jalapenos, drained 1 cup Sugar 1 – 3 Datil pepper, stemmed, seeded, chopped 1 Red or yellow bell pepper, seeded and cut into small strips Zest of one orange, slivered Put [Read More]

June 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Bare facts about bathing suits

By SALLY COWAN What am I describing “Made out of serge, alpaca or flannel in dark blue or black and usually trimmed with white braid with a fitted bodice, high neck and elbow-length leg-of-mutton sleeves.  Bloomers were worn under the knee-length [Read More]

June 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

COA Teal Line connecting with Putnam

The St. Johns County Council on Aging, which operates the Sunshine Bus system through a contract with the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners,  announces enhancement to existing Teal Line. The Teal Line currently serves part of the rural [Read More]

June 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

News from the Council on Aging

The 2017 COA Championship Golf Tournament is set for Monday, Aug. 28 at World Golf Village’s Slammer and Squire, 2 World Golf Place The 2017 COA Gala will be held on Sunday Aug. 27, beginning at 5:30 pm at River House, 179 Marine St. Highlights [Read More]

June 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

7th annual pet photo contest announced

SAINT AUGUSTINE – The St. Augustine Humane Society has launched its seventh annual pet photo contest and 2018 calendar fundraiser to support the non-profit’s mission of promoting healthy lifelong pet ownership and reducing the rate of [Read More]

June 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Pilots install 2017-18 officers

  SAINT AUGUSTINE – Sara Hetherington is the 2017-18 president of the Pilot Club of St. Augustine. Installation ceremonies were conducted June 21 by Lynne Stephenson, outgoing president, who is also governor-elect for the Florida District [Read More]

June 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Flowers take center stage at Lightner

SAINT AUGUSTINE – Sunday July 23 from 4 – 6 p.m. the Lightner Museum welcomes gardening duo extraordinaires, “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Plants”, for an afternoon’s demonstration of unique floral arrangements and specially-crafted [Read More]

June 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Fatio House hosts Archival Society

SAINT AUGUSTINE – The Ximenez-Fatio House Museum, owned and operated by the National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in The State of Florida (NSCDA-FL) recently served as the host site for the St. Augustine Archival Society monthly [Read More]

June 21, 2017 // 0 Comments