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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

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

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

What’s In The Garden Now

Visit “What’s In The Garden Now” for our monthly crop feature. Introducing Gohar Umar, Horticulture Specialist. This month is Spinach. Click here for the full article…  

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

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

Thistles Are A Host For Leaffooted Bugs

By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director With the turn of the year and the noticeably lower temperature readings, most of Wakulla County’s residents turn their attention to activities that do not require exposure to the outdoor elements…. Read More

Possums are Resourceful Scavengers

By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director The seasonally cooler weather has had a silencing effect on the nighttime chorus of insects, amphibians and most other animals. The frogs and cicadas are taking shelter in anticipation of the… Read More

Wildlife Turn to Wax Myrtle Berries in Winter

By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director Winter is here in Wakulla County. While it is not as severe as upstate New York or Montana, there is a noticeable difference from six months ago. The local birds and… Read More

Greens Love the Cool Temperatures of Fall

By Les Harrison and Shelley Swenson The cool days and cooler nights of December have removed home gardening from the minds of many residents in Wakulla County. Much of Florida’s commercial vegetable production has moved to warmer counties… Read More