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Tag: Native Plants


“To earth, and every common sight, to me did seem appareled in celestial light,” so wrote William Wordsworth, noted 19th century English romantic poet. Wordsworth began his life in scenic northwest England.  Benefiting from a privileged birth, he… Read More

Air Potatoes – Exotic Pest

Science fiction has a lot of entertainment value.  Imaginative authors are able to take a collection of improbable characteristics and encapsulate them in one being, then place the subject in a foreign location. Contact with the indigenous residents… Read More

Gone to Seed

Autumn in Wakulla County results in many annual and perennial plants producing seed. Better knowledge of how plants function throughout their lifecycle has led to understanding the ingenious ways they continue their species next spring. Read full article…

Wakulla’s Nutty Pests

Thanksgiving is coming and with it all the wonderful traditional dishes from recipes passed down through the generations.  Historically, these specialties have been concocted from locally produced foodstuffs, but with that distinctive and unique quality identified with family’s… Read More

Poisonous Plants

By Les Harrison Ag & Natural Resources Agent County Extension Director UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension It is easy to forget that not all nature has to offer is an enjoyable experience. One consideration before tromping off into unfamiliar… Read More

Native Plants Provide Source Of Food For Birds

Homeowners who want to retain birds can provide a microenvironment of avian dining options to help these feathered friends overwinter in Wakulla County. The first action is to establish native plant species whenever possible. Landscaping with plants native… Read More