Tag: Extension

When Nuisance Laws Hurt

Nuisance Laws are not just for dogs. At the Housing Education and Research Association annual conference, I learned about nuisance laws in housing. I was not familiar with these, but intrigued by the conversation that ensued. Basically, rental housing… Read More

Alligators Love Wakulla County

  By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Even without Hurricane Irma, 2017 in Wakulla County had ample rain. Along with being a benefit to farmers and homeowners, the rains replenished the rivers, ponds and swamps. No doubt… Read More

Brewer Places In District Speech Contest

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Wakulla County 4-H’er Sarah Brewer took 4th place in the Florida Farm Bureau’s District Level 2017 Youth Speech Contest on October 3, 2017 in Madison, Florida. Her five minute speech was… Read More

Native Wildflowers Account For Our Fall Color

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Wakulla County has many natural wonders which encompass all 12 months of the year. The woodlands, the springs, and the coast all rate highly with anyone who has an appreciation for… Read More

‘Snake Spit’ Is Actually From Spittlebugs

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Snakes have come down through history with a generally bad reputation. They collectively have been accused, and occasionally guilty, of a plethora of crimes and misdeeds To start off, there was… Read More

Tips For Autumn Lawn Maintenance

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director October brings the prospect of relief from the heat and humidity of a Wakulla County summer. The temperatures have moderated, albeit slightly, alleviating some of the oppressive qualities of the daylight… Read More

Sweet Or Fiery, Peppers Are An Easy To Grow Spice Of Life

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Autumn is just a week away, but activities are hot as ever in Wakulla County’s home gardens.  While many summer crops are winding up, one is still producing consistently. Sweet and… Read More