Location of Dumpster At Main Beach Park, Fernandina Creates Social Stink

The location of a dumpster placed in middle of the parking lot at Main Beach has created a stink on social media. While a brick wall and a gate enclose the dumpster, someone said it was like putting lipstick on a pig. Either way, it’s hard to miss.

Florida Gardening: How To Repot Orchids. Kitty Chewing Plants?

Is your cat eating plants? Find out toxic plants to keep away from your precious pet. Also, how to repot and care for an orchid. See September 2012’s free gardening clinics. Did you know Master Gardeners are on office duty at the Nassau County Extension every Friday to assist you?

Fiscally Conservative Candidates Made Clean Sweep in Nassau County, FL

There were no hanging chads, no recounts, no controversies. It was simply the political process working the way it should. And Nassau County, Florida will be a better place to live, work and visit for it. An impressive group of fiscally conservative candidates made a clean sweep in various races last week involving Nassau County.

Amelia Island Turtle Trot 2012

Start Labor Day Monday with a spectacular beach sunrise followed by a feel-good event supporting sea turtles.  

BANDS & BBQ: Amelia Island Hosts Great Southern Tailgate Cook-off at Beach

VIP Pig Pub is new addition this year to the Great Southern Tailgate Cook-off happening August 24-25, 2012 oceanfront in Fernandina at Main Beach Park. BBQ lovers attending the two-day, family-friendly event can enjoy the FREE concerts featuring six bands at the beach, including headliners, Little River Band, while sampling the tasty creations of some of the top BBQ competitors in the country.

Amelia Island and Yulee, Florida Housing Market Improving

The inventory of houses has declined significantly in the Amelia Island and Yulee area. The supply-demand equation has returned to a healthier level here. Units are selling much faster, and qualified buyers are looking. The supply is limited; the demand is returning as retirees are able to sell their properties in other places and relocate here.

Flowering Crape Myrtle Trees, Red-leafed Hibiscus

Learn more about growing beautiful, flowering crape myrtle trees and many varieties that do well in northeast Florida. Expert advice about gardening from Nassau County Extension Director, Rebecca Jordi. Got a gardening dilemma? Send questions.