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April Gardening Tips

by Les Harrison At last it looks like the winter of 2018 has finished, at least in north Florida.  The storm systems which are still heaping snow and ice on the northern tier states are producing April showers… Read More

Wild Azaleas Are Here To Stay

Azaleas and bee

by Les Harrison There is something to be said about being a longtime resident. While it does limit ones outlook from a global perspective, it promotes focus on perfecting applicable traits which are close to home. The unique,… Read More

Gardening Tips In a Late Cold Snap

by Les Harrison Sometimes things just get reversed and cause complication. Such seems to be the case with February and March 2018 in Wakulla County. February was, for the most part, balmy by most standards and had many… Read More

Spring Means Time To Fertilize Landscape

  By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director With the beginning of April, spring is in full swing. The residents of Wakulla County are heading out of doors to engage in the wide array of available activities. One… Read More

Flowering Trees Are Blooming All Over Wakulla

  By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The ample rainfall earlier this week has accelerated the return of greenery to Wakulla County. The many hours of slow, steady drizzle was punctuated by the occasional down pour. The… Read More

Spring Is Here – Bad News For Cool Season Plants

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Spring 2016’s official start came earlier this week. The yo-yo thermometer readings will soon give way to consistently warm weather, and hopefully, ample and consistent rain showers. The old saying “April… Read More

Controlling Summer Weeds

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director As parents ready their children for the new school year, nature is already preparing for next spring by sending out mass quantities of seeds for the coming year’s growing season…. Read More