Category: Home Landscapes

Low Maintenance by Design Landscape Lecture

Overgrown shrubs as foundation landscape plants

It is possible to create a landscape that is impossible to maintain. A landscape should be aesthetically pleasing, functional and maintainable. A pleasing, low maintenance landscape requires some planning and some thought put into correct plant selection and… Read More

Master Gardener Volunteers’ Fall Plant Sale

People shopping at indoor Master Gardener Volunteer plant sale

As we move into fall, we can expect some relief from summer’s heat and humidity. This change offers a time to possibly catch up on landscape jobs.   September also offers a favorable time to purchase and plant… Read More

When & How to Renovate Your Landscape Presentation

Landscape with flowering plants in foreground and lawn in background

Sheila Dunning, Commercial Horticulture Agent with the University of Florida Extension Office in Okaloosa County, will provide a lecture on landscape renovation. This free hour-long presentation will be held on Wednesday, August 21 from 10 to11 a.m. at… Read More

Growing Orchids at Home Seminar & Wrong Tree in the Wrong Place

Orchids in bloom

Okaloosa County Master Gardener Lee Vanderpool will offer a free lecture on growing orchids on Wednesday, July 17. This hour-long presentation titled Growing Orchids at Home begins at 10 a.m. and will be held at the Okaloosa Extension… Read More

Master Gardeners’ Spring Plant Sale includes State Wildflower

Blanket flower with bee on flower

The UF/IFAS Okaloosa County Master Gardener Volunteers will hold their 2019 Spring Plant Sale 8 to 11 a.m. this Saturday, May 18 at the Extension Annex located at 127 NW Hollywood Blvd. in Fort Walton Beach.   Many… Read More

First Plant Clinic for 2019 & Antique Rose Seminar

If you need help diagnosing a lawn, landscape or garden problem and/or are interested in learning about old garden roses, we have two upcoming events for you. The Plant Clinic will be held Friday, April 12 from 9… Read More