BRADENTON – Florida is filled with waterfront restaurants, and one of the more delightful is Pier 22 in downtown Bradenton. Located in a handsome 1928 building, the sitting is historic, unfussy and unpretentious.
Breezes are usually plentiful, and the marina is filled with gorgeous cabin cruisers. Read the full story »
ORLANDO – The Florida Association of Realtors reports that Florida’s housing market continued its positive overall track in March, reporting more closed sales, higher median prices, increased pending sales and new listings. Closed sales of existing single-family homes statewide totaled 24,811 last month, up 24.6 percent over March 2014.
“Positive growth in Florida’s housing market is encouraging sellers and buyers,” said 2015 Florida Realtors President Andrew Barbar, a broker with Keller Williams Realty Services in Boca Raton, in a press release.
University of Florida extension agents believe olive trees are good idea in the Florida climate. Not only are they productive, but they require little irrigation once established.
Of course, the trees look like the Mediterranean, and olives can be of course eaten or pressed for oil.
Florida agronomists recommend self-fertile cultivars like ‘Arbequina’, ‘Mission’, or ‘Manzanilla'; planting more than one will increase production.
They need a sunny area and well-drained soil, and will produce in three years.
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