Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Columnsen-usThu, 30 Mar 2017 08:18:34 EDTThu, 30 Mar 2017 08:18:34 EDT the Garden: Papaya tree is the time for this luscious fruit. The papaya tree is an exotic fruiting specimen that grows best in USDA zones 9 and 10.Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDTOn the Water: Finally, spring arrives - let's hope fishing improves inconsistent I guess would be the proper way to describe fishing over the last full week of winter. A cold front blew through with many days of very strong winds and water temperatures dropping double digits.Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDTRotary Happenings: Donation made to ShelterBox USA business was on the agenda this week with focus on Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Trust Fund's on-going support of ShelterBox USA and Rotary International and Rotary District #6960 partnership projects.Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDTFaces on Faith: Spring has sprung on the islands says that we don't experience seasons in southwest Florida? Spring has sprung and there is evidence of it all around! I admit, it's not evident in the plant-life that spring is here, but the people-life proclaims change is in the air.Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDTShell Shocked: Pigging out at Sanibel's newest restaurant'm thinking of opening a new restaurant in Sanibel.So many have come and gone over the years that one more attempt at providing culinary joy should be applauded.Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDT