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Calamondin ( Citrofortunella microcarpa) II

Vegetable Orchards feat 4

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Clemens   Calamondin ( Citrofortunella microcarpa) One of the most useful fruit trees for the north Florida home garden is the calamondin.   A calamondin (also known as calamansi) is a small, tart, juicy… Read More

Georgia Aster Part II

Georgia Aster 10-19 feat

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Dan Dobbins Sun loving plants Most present day residents are not aware Florida’s climate was not always the warm semitropical one it is today. In prehistoric times, Florida was much cooler and drier as… Read More

Native Trees for Shade

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer JoAnn Green As the weather cools down, I find that I can endure more time in the yard this time of year better than during the heat of summer!  During the winter months I… Read More

Camellias Offer Fall/Winter Color

Shady Gardening Camellias November 2019

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer JoAnn Green After enjoying the lovely colors of wildflowers and leaves changing in September and October, there are few plants in my landscape that offer a punch of color in late fall like camellias. … Read More

The Wakulla Gardener Nov/Dec 2019 Newsletter

The Wakulla Gardener Nov_Dec 2019

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion,… Read More

Alexis Green Grows With 4-H Horticulture Program!

wildflower feat Photo by Les Harrison

Over the October 11 weekend, Wakulla County 4-H youth Alexis Green represented Florida 4-H at the 85th Annual National Junior Horticulture Association (NJHA) competition in Lincoln, Nebraska. Green, the daughter of Samantha and Ronnie Isaacs of Sopchoppy, is… Read More

Survival of the Georgia Aster

Georgia Aster 10-19 feat

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Dan Dobbins  Common wildflowers For thousands of years the Georgia aster (Symphyotrichum georgianum) was a common wild flower occurring throughout much of the southeastern United States. Large grazers such as bison and wooly mammoth… Read More

October Lawn Care

Shady Gardening feat October 2019

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer JoAnn GreenAfter hauling hoses and sprinklers around the lawn this past September, I know why the gardening experts say that turfgrass is high maintenance!  Hopefully October will bring us more moderate temperatures and some… Read More