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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, but the menacing… 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 for its coast,… 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 guava! Some may… Read More

Spiderwort and Rustweed

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director It is said that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but what if that rose was called spiderwort? Surely, one would have reservations about handling… Read More

What’s In the Garden Now — Radishes

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent As the old saying goes, April showers will bring May flowers, but there is much more to April. While… Read More

Camphor Trees

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Natural remedies, some centuries old, are regaining popularity in today’s society. Those seeking relief from the onslaught of seasonal allergies need look no further than the camphor tree. Read… Read More

Grow Your Own Mushrooms Workshop

A “Grow Your Own Mushrooms” class will be held at the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Office on Friday, March 27, at 6:30 p.m. Participants will learn about the tools and techniques to grow these tasty, high value treats!… Read More

What’s In the Garden Now — Onions!

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent The winter weather is finally giving way to springtime. While temperatures have been erratic, the rain has been sufficient…. Read More