Thurston Groves HOA – Seminole

Please Let Us Know If You Will Attend Our Block Party

Mark your calendars for an opportunity to get out and know each other in Thurston Groves!

Date : Sunday, March 15th
Time: 3pm
Place:  Falcon Terrace cul-de-sac

The Fire Department will be there with a fire engine and to talk about neighborhood safety.  Please bring chairs and drinks for your family and a dish to share.  To help determine how many to plan for please RSVP:  Karen King at thebocabean@aol.com or 727-202-8480.
Previous Block Party Photos

Spring Planting Tips

In Florida, most annuals only last one season (not one year). To be successful, they must be planted at the right time, but unfortunately they are sometimes sold out of season and are therefore short-lived in the garden. Typically, annuals are divided into two types: warm season and cool season. Warm-season (tender) annuals are damaged by frosts or freezes and should be planted after the last frost date (Figure 2). Based on historical records, this is typically March 15 for North Florida and February 15 for Central Florida; frosts and freezes are rare in South Florida. However, early and late frosts can occur almost anywhere in the state, and tender annuals need to be covered if this occurs. Cool-season (hardy) annuals are intolerant of heat, rainfall, and humidity. They are planted in fall and usually expire with the onset of summer (late May/June).

For more information on Florida Friendly plantings, go HERE

5 Ways to Take Care Of Our Lake

One-Duck-TGOne of the many amenities that make Thurston Groves a beautiful community is our retention pond, affectionately called Thurston Lake.  By maintaining its care, we keep it from looking like a retention pond and more like a lake with its natural habitants of koi fish, cormorants, egrets, moorhens, ducks, turtles, armadillos, possums and yes, even an occasional visiting otter.

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