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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

Earth Day celebrations spotlighted

Earth Day will be celebrated around the area this weekend. AUGUSTINE At the St. Augustine Lighthouse, Comcast Cares Day is planned from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 22, with a Volunteer Clean-Up Day. The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime [Read More]

April 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

News from the City of St. Augustine

Concerts in the Plaza, St. Augustine’s free summer music series, returns for its 28th season May 31,  serving up some of the best musical entertainment in northeast Florida. The series includes 14 weeks of two-hour concerts held every [Read More]

April 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

Vilano preparing for weekend fest

SAINT AUGUSTINE –  The Vilano Beach Main Street meeting continues from 4 to 5 p.m. April 18 at Hampton Inn and Suites, 95 Vilano Road. Special guest speaker will be welcomed,. Following the meeting special volunteer training continues from 5 [Read More]

April 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

CHPC receives B&B tour donation

SAINT AUGUSTINE: For more than 20 years the St. Augustine Historic Inns Bed & Breakfast Holiday Tours have been a highlight of the holiday season. In December, participating inns opened their doors to curious tourists who pay an admission fee to [Read More]

April 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

Remembering the Holocaust

SAINT AUGUSTINE: Communities  around the world are gathering to commemorate Yom HaShoah, the Day of Remembrance of the Holocaust, and celebrating Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day. The full name of Yom HaShoah means literally the “Day [Read More]

April 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

Special tour at Ximenez-Fatio House

SAINT AUGUSTINE – The Ximenez-Fatio House Museum will host a specially scheduled event and tour for the Southern Garden History Society (SGHS) during the group’s Annual Meeting in northeast Florida. Activities will be held Sunday, April 15 from [Read More]

April 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

Classic horror film on tap

SAINT AUGUSTINE: The St. Augustine Historical Society presents a screening of the 1955 classic horror “Revenge of the Creature” at 8 p.m. April 24 at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. The event is free and open to the public. The screening [Read More]

April 11, 2018 // 0 Comments