5 Indoor Plants to Get From Tallahassee Nurseries

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Tallahassee Nurseries Local award-winning nursery, Tallahassee Nurseries, located at 2911 Thomasville Rd, offers not only landscaping services, gifts and gardening tools, and flowers and trees, but also a plethora of indoor houseplants. If you are interested in expanding your indoor garden or beginning one, check out these 5 indoor plants to purchase. Orchids — There are a number of beautiful … Continue reading 5 Indoor Plants to Get From Tallahassee Nurseries

A Guide to Hurricane Preparedness Week 2020 in Tallahassee

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Jonas Kaiser National Hurricane Preparedness Week is this week, running from Sunday, May 3, 2020-Saturday, May 9, 2020. The 2020 hurricane season runs from June 1, 2020-November 30, 2020, and now is the time to evaluate your own personal hurricane risk. Here are several things to do to get you and your family and friends ready for the … Continue reading A Guide to Hurricane Preparedness Week 2020 in Tallahassee

5 Tallahassee Nurseries to Check Out

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Tallahassee Nurseries Next time you are looking to spruce up your yard, update your garden, or change your landscape, consider checking out one of Tallahassee’s locally-owned nurseries for all your indoor and outdoor gardening needs! Native Nurseries — Native Nurseries, located at 1661 Centerville Road, is known as “The Store for Nature Lovers.” The locally-owned nursery offers a … Continue reading 5 Tallahassee Nurseries to Check Out

4 Tallahassee Parks to Social Distance At

By Cristi McKee| Photo: Cristi McKee Social distancing doesn’t mean you have to keep indoors! Amid COVID-19 concerns, you can still participate in outside activities at some of Tallahassee’s local, beautiful parks. Here are 4 of them to consider visiting for a reprieve from indoor activities. Governor’s Park — Truly a hidden Tallahassee gem, Governor’s Park is a prime spot for walking, kite flying, biking, … Continue reading 4 Tallahassee Parks to Social Distance At

5 Ways to Support Local Businesses in Tallahassee Amid COVID-19 Concerns

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Mike Petrucci In the midst of the COVID-19 chaos that is surrounding Tallahassee, small and locally-owned businesses are being impacted greatly. Restaurants are temporarily closing, shops are experiencing much less foot traffic, and entrepreneurs’ dreams are being impeded. While unsure and chaotic times lie ahead, consider these small ways to help out our neighborhood business owners.  Purchase gift cards to … Continue reading 5 Ways to Support Local Businesses in Tallahassee Amid COVID-19 Concerns

Live PD and Live Rescue Meet & Greet with the TPD and TFD Scheduled for March 7

By Cristi McKee | Photo: City of Tallahassee Police Department Attention, local “Live PD” and “Live Rescue” fans: this is your chance to meet your local heroes and TV stars! On Saturday, March 7, 2020, from 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., you can head over to Cascades Park for a special meet and greet opportunity with the Tallahassee police officers and firefighters featured on the AE hit … Continue reading Live PD and Live Rescue Meet & Greet with the TPD and TFD Scheduled for March 7

5 Things to be Grateful For in Tallahassee

By The Tally Wire staff | Photo: Ashley Knedler Our capital city offers welcoming neighbors and friends, beautiful scenery, top-notch schools, fantastic parks, and more. This season, consider these 5 things to be grateful for here in town.  The canopy roads — Our city’s iconic canopy roads is something that many other cities cannot boast of. Our schools — From the college campuses, to our small … Continue reading 5 Things to be Grateful For in Tallahassee

Maclay Gardens’ 31st Camellia Christmas to be Held on December 6

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Friends of Maclay Gardens, Inc Alfred B. Maclay Gardens will be celebrating the 31st anniversary of their annual Christmas event, Camellia Christmas, on December 6, 2019. Beginning at 5:00 p.m., and concluding at 8:00 p.m., admission fees to this state park are waived for this special event.  In Tallahassee, camellia flowers bloom in December, and this event celebrates this by … Continue reading Maclay Gardens’ 31st Camellia Christmas to be Held on December 6

5 Reasons to Shop Local in Tallahassee this Black Friday

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Tim Mossholder Black Friday is coming up, and so is the opportunity take advantage of the best deals on toys, clothing, and electronics at your favorite stores. While purchasing some items from bigbox retailers is money-efficient and overall inevitable, you should also consider shopping at locally-owned Tallahassee businesses this Black Friday. Here’s why.  You’re supporting fellow residents of Tallahassee — … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Shop Local in Tallahassee this Black Friday

How to Get the Most Out of This Year’s Tallahassee Farm Tour

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Sam Carter This year’s annual Tallahassee Farm Tour, hosted by Millstone Plantation, is this upcoming weekend, Saturday the 12th, and Sunday the 13th. Celebrating its 12th year, this free event includes 30 local farms, orchards, ranches, and gardens, including a number of new sites to visit. The farm tour includes visiting our local sites with petting zoos, gardens, activities, hay rides, … Continue reading How to Get the Most Out of This Year’s Tallahassee Farm Tour