Vegetables To Grow In August & More Garden Talk

What vegetables to plant in August in northeast Florida? Find out and also take FREE vegetable gardening class offered by Nassau County, Florida Extension’s gardening gurus.

Dune Dwellers, Amelia Island’s Gopher Tortoises

The threatened GOPHER TORTOISE has a presence in all 67 Florida counties, dwelling in dunes and upland habitat “including forests, pastures and yards.”

Nassau County’s Free July Gardening Classes and Clinics

July’s free horticulture programs hosted by the Nassau County Extension: How to create a wildlife-friendly habitat, plant clinics to diagnose problems and the benefits of bats.

Fernandina July 4th Holiday Weekend Events

Celebrate the 2015 Fourth of July holiday weekend in Fernandina Beach. An Independence Day Parade will be held Saturday at 6 pm on Centre Street, fireworks downtown over the river at 9:30 pm, and lots of fun activities in between.

Rip Currents Take Lives in Northeast Florida

BEWARE RIP CURRENTS: A dream day at the seashore can quickly turn into a nightmare. Always enter the ocean near lifeguard stations.

Nassau’s Free Gardening Classes & Clinics, June 2015

FREE “Troubleshooting Lawn Problems” class and a free clinic to solve your plant problems. Also learn about the benefits of bats. June’s gardening sessions at the Nassau County Extension.

Bike, Hike, Run: 6.2 Mile Amelia Island Trail

Bike riding has become one of the most popular leisure and fitness activities on Amelia Island enjoyed by visitors and residents alike.

JULY GARDENING TOPICS: Free Plant Clinic. Wildflowers

Wildflower False Dragonhead (physostegia) is identified as well as White Titi. Got problem plants? Bring samples to the experts at Nassau County Extension, free plant clinic to get solutions to gardening and landscape problems.