It’s Easy To Grow Mint in Florida, Feeding Hummingbirds

Mints are some of the most easy-to-grow perennial herbs for Florida gardeners. Also learn about how to attract hummingbirds (and recipe for sugar water).

Miss Shrimp Festival Scholarship Pageant 2012, Fernandina Beach

The deadline for young ladies to register to compete in the Miss Shrimp Festival Pageant is April 10, 2012. An annual tradition during the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival (held the first weekend in May each year), high school level juniors and seniors are eligible to enter and must live in Nassau County, Florida.

Nassau County Extension Gardening News, Free April Clinics

Turf grass and lawn maintenance tips, container gardening, and free plant clinics offered by the Nassau County, Florida Extension March 28th through the end of April 2012. Lots of great gardening advice from the experts!

Failure to Acquire Tebow Leaves Bitter Taste in Jacksonville

Few can successfully take a bite out of the “Big Apple.” Tim Tebow is someone who can. The failure of the Jacksonville Jaguars to acquire Tebow has left a bad taste in the mouths of local fans and contradicts the promise of new Jaguars’ owner, Shahid Khan, to do what it takes to bring a winning — and entertaining — team here to a city hungering for one.

Tennis Your Game? Amelia Island Renowned Tennis Destination

A U.S. top 50 tennis resort according to Tennis Magazine, the Omni Amelia Island Plantation’s Racquet Park has hosted tennis legends like the Williams sisters, Andre Agassi, Chris Evert and Maria Sharapova. Tucked under canopied oaks, the facility includes 23 Har-Tru® fast-dry clay courts, three of which are lighted for night play.

Nassau County, Florida’s Investments In Our Future

These are exciting times in Nassau County — even though we may not realize it. There are some investments happening in the community that will pay valuable dividends down the road. They have significant ramifications for the area’s economy and way of life. They are clearly investments in our future. See Steve Nicklas’ TOP 10 list.

Amelia Island’s Most Prestigious, Glamorous Event

Cars from some of the world’s most prominent corporate, public and private collections will be on display this weekend on Amelia Island, Florida. Amelia Island’s most prestigious event of the year, the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance will be held March 9-11, 2012 on the 10th and 18th fairways of The Golf Club of Amelia Island at Summer Beach adjacent to The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. The honoree for 2012 will be rally and endurance racing legend, Vic Elford.

Florida Garden Talk: Wildflowers, Red Cedar Trees, Turtles

The wildflower, Violet wood sorrel, can be seen blooming at the entrance to Egans Greenway. Rebecca Jordi, Director of the Nassau County Extension, answers Florida gardening and landscape questions.