Category: Fruits & Vegetables

In The Garden Now: Eggplants

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director, and Gohar Umar, FAMU Horticulture Specialist. The summer temperatures have transformed the vegetable gardens of Wakulla County. The daily 90 degree plus thermometer readings and the typical summer humidity have… Read More

In The Garden Now: Blueberries

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Gohar Umar, FAMU Horticulture Extension Agent The cold temperatures in Wakulla County’s latest winter were few and relatively mild. The near triple digit readings this week has had many… Read More

Muscadines Are Grapes Native To Wakulla

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director There are a wide variety of native vines which grow in Wakulla County. Most deliver nothing more than irritation and aggravation, with a few producing attractive flowers. Some are exotic invasive… Read More

What’s In The Garden Now

  Be sure to visit “What’s In The Garden Now” for our monthly crop feature. This month’s feature is Tomatoes and Peppers: Two locally popular vegetables are currently being cultivated in the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Master Gardener demonstration garden… Read More

In The Garden Now: Tomatoes And Peppers

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Gohar Umar, FAMU Horticulture Extension Agent Two locally popular vegetables are currently being cultivated in the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Master Gardener demonstration garden in Crawfordville for the purpose of… Read More

In the Garden Now – Carrots

By Gohar Umar, FAMU Extension Horticulture Agent, and Shelley Swenson, UF/IFAS Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Spring is here and carrots are one of the few vegetables growing which are ready to be harvested. Since carrots are a… Read More

In The Garden Now – Kale

  In the Garden Now – Kale by Gohar Umar, FAMU Extension Horticulture Agent and Shelley Swenson, UF/IFAS Wakulla Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent Gardening is messy, muddy and lot of work with pest and weather constraints…. Read More