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In The Garden Now: Vegetable Economics

      By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Vegetable gardening has many highly desirable benefits.  These range from it being a good source of exercise, an opportunity to produce fresh produce which may be hard to… Read More

In The Garden Now: Squash

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director An often asked question at the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension office during gardening season is which cultivar is best to plant. The response is usually the nebulous sounding statement of “It… Read More

In The Garden Now: Heirlooms

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director As the old saying goes “August weather is fit for neither man nor beast,” and it is not making gardening a lot of fun either. High humidity, 90 degree plus temperature,… Read More

Master Gardener Plant Sale!

Saturday, April 25th, the Master Gardeners will be selling plants grown here in our demonstration garden! Locally grown ornamental and vegetable plants will be available for purchase, along with advice on planting from our Master Gardeners. Check back… Read More

What’s in the Garden Now- Peppers

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Wakulla County’s gardens are still producing in August. Granted, the choice of crops is limited to a few stalwarts… Read More

Family Nutrition in Action: December 2013 Issue

  IN THIS ISSUE: ♦ Check out ChooseMyPlate.gov ♦ Eat and Be Merry with Fruits and Veggies! ♦ Rethink your Drink ♦ Veggie Corner: Tomatoes ♦ Recipe: Mexican Salad Bowl

Family Nutrition in Action: August 2013 Issue

IN THIS ISSUE: Click here to view article… ♦ Check out ChooseMyPlate.gov ♦ School Meals: What’s for Lunch? ♦ Think Outside the Lunch Box ♦ Veggie Corner: Cauliflower ♦ Cauliflower Mac and Cheese  

Florida Vegetable Gardening Guide

Vegetable gardening offers fresh air, sunshine, exercise, enjoyment, mental therapy, nutritious fresh vegetables, and economic savings, as well as many other benefits. Vegetables can be grown year-round in Florida if attention is paid to the appropriate planting dates…. Read More

Florida Vegetable Gardening Guide

Vegetable gardening offers fresh air, sunshine, exercise, enjoyment, mental therapy, nutritious fresh vegetables, and economic savings, as well as many other benefits. Vegetables can be grown year-round in Florida if attention is paid to the appropriate planting dates…. Read More