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UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Service Open House and Master Gardener Plant sale

The weather has warmed and it is now time to get the spring vegetable garden in the ground.  The gardener can get a head start by using plants instead of seed. There are a variety of starter plants… Read More

Simply Sustainable Cleaning Tips

We all want a clean home, but it comes at a cost. There are several things we can do at home to reduce the impact to our pocketbooks as well as the environment, from using high efficiency laundry… Read More

Barnacles Are Related To Crabs, Oysters

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The arrival of March, with its lengthening days and warmer temperatures, has many residents of Wakulla County fixated on the upcoming summer months. One of the many advantages of living in… Read More

Air Potato Is An Invasive That Can Smother Trees

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Hints of spring are everywhere in Wakulla County. Despite a few potentially frosty morning in the next few weeks, the evidence is overwhelming of the warmer weather soon to come. The… Read More

Snowy Egrets Are Common Along Gulf Coast

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Much to the envy of residents further north, Wakulla County’s inhabitants can still visit the coast on selected days in February without parkas and snowshoes. Nothing says fun at the beach… Read More

Seeds

By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director A stroll thought the woods, a field or any other landscape may seem a bit drab in early February’s cool days. With few exceptions, the dormant season is quickly obvious in… Read More

Recycle Your Blue Jeans

By Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Give old denim new purpose by recycling. The journey from cotton to denim insulation is a new initiative to transform an old favorite to… Read More

Songbird Workshop and Pesticide Training Coming Soon

By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director The UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Office is offering two classes of interest to residents in the coming week. These programs are open to all area residents and will be held at… Read More

Broomsedge

By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director With Wakulla County’s warm weather a few months away, there are plenty of dormant, but not inactive plants in the environment. Seed distribution is ongoing in wild and manicured landscapes area… Read More

Live Oaks

By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director While Wakulla County’s residents are among the fortunate who did not suffer the recent blizzard’s ill effects and brutal results, there still has been some cold weather. The local deciduous trees… Read More