Category: UF/IFAS Extension

In The Garden February 2019

In the Garden Feb 2019 Radish feat

A Gardener’s Perspective February may be the shortest month of the year, but from a gardener’s perspective there is plenty to do. So far the weather has been mild during this late winter month, like it has been… Read More

Fossil Records in Limestone of Wakulla’s Past

fossils2 WN 2-21-19 feat

Wakulla County Residents Reminisce The road work on highway 319 has affected almost every resident of Wakulla County. Pastures, timberland and even a few roadside stores are now in the process of being converted to a speedy route… Read More

Thrush, Horse Hooves Need Extra Care

Thrush 2-19 feat

Thrush, The Bacterial Infection The plentiful rain fall in recent months has a number of benefits. Among these is ample moisture for forage production in pastures and paddocks. Unfortunately, too much of a good thing (rainwater) can be… Read More

4-H The Future Leaders Exchange Program

Sali and Gregor 4-H FLEX feat

Wakulla 4-H welcomed two international high school students via the Future Leaders Exchange Program at the beginning of September.  The students have become active 4-H members during their stay and are living with volunteer host families in Wakulla… Read More

Plant Sale and Spring Garden Preparations

2019 Spring Plant Sale Prep

Master Gardener Student Involvement The Master Gardener students are in week #5 of their 15-week curriculum.  During week #4 they learned about getting the spring vegetable garden ready.  This includes knowing which plants will do better when the… Read More

Scale insects are common on ornamental plants

Scale Insects Photo by Les Harrison

White flecks of a different kind White flecks in the landscape tend to attract attention, especially in January. This irregular pattern is not a common site in Wakulla County’s earth toned countryside and manicured home sites. Most recall… Read More

MASTER GARDENER TRAINING FOR 2019

Master Gardener 2018 Graduates

By: Les Harrison Thank you for your interest in the 2019 Florida Master Gardener Program The course will be offered beginning January 17, 2019 for the 15 weekly classes. The deadline for registration is January 17, 2019. Your… Read More