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Category: Natural Resources

Demonstration Gardens Installed at Franklin County Extension Office

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Ask Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteer James Hargrove Every aspect of gardening can be educational and fun.  The UF/IFAS Extension office in Franklin County was recently remodeled and reopened.  However, until now the Plant Clinics… Read More

Another great Florida Panhandle summer plant: Brown-eyed Susan

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Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer   Recently I wrote about Firebush, Hamelia patens, a great summer shrub.  Today, it’s Brown-eyed Susan, Rudbeckia triloba, a tough summer flowering plant with a profusion of sunny yellow… Read More

Bay-Friendly Landscaping

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Ask Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteer James Hargrove Residents of Franklin County all have two things in common:  we live on or very near a bay or river, and we miss seeing the oystermen who… Read More

Scallop Sitter Volunteer Program Returns to Bay, Gulf, and Franklin Counties

Snorkeling gear and a bag of freshly caught scallops rest on a boat ledge.

Scallop Restoration Efforts Can you remember where you were last spring? The uncertainty of each day seemed to go on forever. We planned several education programs that eventually were canceled or migrated to online events. Scallop… Read More

Retirement Celebration for Mr. Steve Pigott

CELEBRATE 21 YEARS! WHO: Mr. Steve Pigott RE: Retirement Celebration WHEN: March 24, 2021 TIME: 10:00am – 11:00am WHERE: Wakulla County Community Center 318 Shadeville Road, Crawfordville, FL 32327   The Institute of Food and… Read More

Mr. Shepard “Shep” Eubanks, We will miss you……

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