Florida summers present a challenge to food gardeners: what will grow in the heat, humidity and swarms of insects? Sweet potatoes love the heat as long as they get enough water. One hundred degrees is just fine for these aggressive vines. But don’t expect to be eating sweet potatoes after 60 days. You need at […]
The sun slipped behind a thick cloud bank so we thought the sunset was ruined. But a little while later it came back into view and we enjoyed an awesome sunset.
A group of beach lovers are hosting the first Sea-Bean and Seashell Festival in Marathon, FL Keys, Marathon. Dates are Saturday & Sunday, March 14 & 15 If you know any folks that would like to attend or who would be interest in Exhibiting and Selling their art, please share this information. firstname.lastname@example.org 305-587-3570 or […]
Today we made our annual trip to Pine Island for mangoes. Unfortunately, 2014 has turned out to be a poor mango season. There is not a lot of fruit and it is about three weeks late. Nevertheless we still had fun and came home with some yummy fruit: a few mangoes, coconuts, tamarind, and five […]
Post by Millie Walton. Finding unusual things on the beach can be a real challenge. This photo was recently shared on my FloridaBeachhunter Facebook page. I wasn’t sure exactly what it was, but I could see that it resembled part of a sea turtle shell. Still it looked really odd. A quick Google search for […]
During last summer’s beach guide update tour, Barefoot Beach was one of the public beach facilities that impressed me the most. Clean, green, quiet, and more than a mile of undeveloped beach on the north side of Wiggins Pass make this a perfect spot for a day at the beach. I’m not surprised to see […]
The Tide Tables Restaurant and Marina opened its doors in February 2014 in the historic fishing village of Cortez, Florida. It (and its patrons) sit right on the water and enjoy the sea breezes while eating fish that is literally right off the boat. What else would you expect in Cortez? I took mom to […]
Shark stories make great headline stories on TV and on the internet, but what is the actual risk that YOU will be the unlucky one that a shark will target? Watch the video and find out.
I’ve been working hard to make BeachHunter.net more user-friendly with better drop-down menu navigation and more consistent design throughout. It is still a work in progress. I’ve also tried to make it more visually appealing. Since BeachHunter first went online in 2005, more than three million people have visited the site while planning their beach […]
FOX 13 News It was only a matter of time before this issue came up. A local news channel recently did a short story on a confrontation on the beach regarding the flying of a drone with a camera on Treasure Island Beach. Video above. (If the video above doesn’t display properly, here’s a link […]