Poinsettias Can Be Outdoor Landscape Plants in Florida

Learn more about poinsettia myths (they’re NOT poisonous to humans and/or pets). Gardening fact vs. fiction from horticultural expert at the Nassau County Extension.

Fernandina Beach, Microcosm of Nation’s Capital

Fernandina Beach is removed from the bustle of big towns, but offers a unique vantage point. You see, the tiny town has a front-row seat to the political zaniness in Washington, D.C. The same political dysfunction is occurring here — a microcosm of the nation’s capital. Read opinion column by Steve Nicklas.

WEEKEND: Small-town Holiday Traditions in Fernandina Beach

In life, family traditions endure through generations, from recipes cooked, special crafts made, the gathering of relatives, and other actions that become rituals over time. Just like families, communities also have their own. The first weekend in December each year is one filled with small-town holiday traditions, including Friday’s “Christmas Glow Night” when luminaries line 2-miles of Atlantic Avenue.