GARDENING: Red Buckeye, Maple Trees, Ghost Fern

EDITOR’S NOTE: Environmental Horticulture Agent III, Rebecca Jordi, addresses questions about landscaping and gardening in northeast Florida. She is the Extension Director in Nassau County, Florida and also a University of Florida faculty member. QUESTION:  I see the maples are bursting with color right now.  After looking closely, I noticed a pair of seeds. What are they?  MM […]

Nina and Pinta Floating Museums To Sail Into Fernandina Harbor

Two Columbus ships of the famous trio, the Nina and Pinta, are scheduled to sail into historic Fernandina Beach. These floating museums will be available for public tour March 21-24, 2014.

Amelia Island’s Spring Events & Festivals 2014

Amelia Island’s top two tourism events happen in the spring season — the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance in March, and Fernandina’s Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival in May. Other spring events include the Amelia Island Garden Show, a nature-focused festival “Wild Amelia”, and the Chamber Music Festival.

Amelia Island’s Grand Event Showcases Man’s Love of Cars Throughout History

RARE COLLECTOR CARS: Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, one of the top automotive shows in the world, attracts muckety-mucks and motorheads alike. See some of the planet’s finest collector automobiles in beautiful barrier island setting.

Garden Talk Q & A and March 2014 Clinics, Nassau County Extension

It’s time to start fertilizing lemon trees in March, read tips and also learn how to prune them. Want to try cutting your water bill a bit? Make a rain barrel for watering your garden to conserve (and/or cap sprinkler heads in zones for some shrubs that really don’t need extra watering). See more about other March gardening clinics, too.