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Marigolds

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director The afternoon thunderstorms are a pleasant break from the blazing temperatures assailing Wakulla County this summer. One plant that doesn’t mind excessive heat and sunshine is the marigold. The… Read More

Crabapples and Sparkleberries Grow Wild in Wakulla

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director There is a phenomenal difference between what grows in the wild and what we grow on farms. Thanksgiving turkey, for example: when compared to wild turkey,… Read More

Prickly Invaders: Tropical Soda Apple and Spurweed

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Though tropical soda apple may sound like an exotic, fizzy drink, it is a conqueror of yards and gardens. Those little melon-like fruits may look cute,… Read More

Adam’s Needle and Spanish Bayonets

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Those who have never visited Florida tend to imagine the entire state encompassed by sprawling, white sand beaches and palm trees. Though our state is famous… Read More

What’s In Season Now?

Shelley Swenson is your local Family & Consumer Science Extension Agent III, UF/IFAS Wakulla County. Summer is the perfect time for tropical fruit! Luckily, there are several varieties available fresh from Florida–one of them is… Read More

Spittlebugs

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Insects are capable of creating many fascinating structures to ensure their survival. Tent caterpillars are known for making a protective barrier out of web. Gall wasps… Read More

Invasive Plant Workshop – Today!

We are excited to offer a two-hour workshop on invasive plants in Wakulla County. This event will take place today, Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. The slide show above features some of the… Read More

Invasive Plant Workshop

We are excited to offer a two-hour workshop on invasive plants in Wakulla County. This event will take place tomorrow, Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. The slide show above features some of the… Read More

What’s in the Garden Now — Snap Peas!

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Clara Foran, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Temporary Program Aide. The cool evenings and days in the upper 80’s and 90’s are bring an… Read More