Question for Zackey and other South Georgia Residents

love_the_yard(z9A Jax FL)October 8, 2013

In a few weeks, I will be making a day trip from Jacksonville to Okefenokee/Stephen C. Foster State Park. Are there any good nurseries along the way? I will be headed west on I-10 and then headed north on back roads, through Macclenny, all the way up to the swamp. I think I will be going past your neck of the woods. Any good places you would recommend?

Cora, you may be out that way too, now. I think your farm is in that area. Would love to know where you like to shop, too.

Thanks!!!!
Carol in Jacksonville

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zzackey(8b GA)

I can't think of any in Georgia. There are two in Glen St. Mary if you go past the second Macclenny exit. Glen St. Mary will be the next one. They are called Glen Nursery and Southern Nursery. I think the Glen one sells citrus. No idea what else they sell. I have never been to either one. Mostly just pine trees between my house and the swamp. Not sure about the area around Stephen Foster. Sorry!

    Bookmark   October 8, 2013 at 3:18PM
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love_the_yard(z9A Jax FL)

Thanks, Zackey! I hope to check them out. You are right, there is nothing at all around the Okefenokee Swamp except for more swamp. :)

Carol

    Bookmark   October 8, 2013 at 6:19PM
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corar4gw(JAX9A)

Carol, I have to admit we've not planted a thing on our Baker Co. property because we're not there to care for it. I do hope to transplant some young trees out there next spring that I started from cuttings a couple of years ago.
As for plants, Maclenny Ace hardware has an impressive nursery.

    Bookmark   October 10, 2013 at 6:14PM
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love_the_yard(z9A Jax FL)

Thanks, Cora! I just added it to my itinerary. I love the Hagan Aces in Jacksonville, so I'm so glad you let me know about this one.

Carol

    Bookmark   October 11, 2013 at 12:22AM
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debbiep_gw

Hi!I am in the swamp area and no there is no nurseries that I frequent down this way..I rely on the internet for plant shoping or even going over in Fl.Different zone I guess as Lowes have different plants there than ours do..

    Bookmark   October 20, 2013 at 5:21PM
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love_the_yard(z9A Jax FL)

Thanks again for everyone's help. Ok, here's what's on my list. If I should add a nursery or remove one of these, please let me know. Also, if you know which of the two G&K Nursery locations I should go to, please let me know. Thanks again!:

Glen St Mary Nursery
7703 Glen Nursery Rd, Glen St Mary, FL âÂÂ
(904) 259-6256
gsmnurseries.com

Donnie's Nursery IncâÂÂ
5464 George Hodges Road
Macclenny, FL 32063
(904) 259-2630

G&K Nursery
Two locations and two websites:
http://www.lakecitygardencenter.com/
http://www.gnknursery.com/

Lora's Lovely Plants
11206 S US HWY 441 Lake City,Fl 32025
http://www.loraslovelyplants.com/

Hagan Ace Hardware
6567 U.S. 90
Glen St Mary
(904) 259-3451

Carol

    Bookmark   October 20, 2013 at 6:28PM
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