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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

In The Garden Now: Eggplants

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director, and Gohar Umar, FAMU Horticulture Specialist. The summer temperatures have transformed the vegetable gardens of Wakulla County. The daily 90 degree plus thermometer readings and the typical summer humidity have… Read More

In The Garden Now: Blueberries

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Gohar Umar, FAMU Horticulture Extension Agent The cold temperatures in Wakulla County’s latest winter were few and relatively mild. The near triple digit readings this week has had many… Read More

In The Garden Now: Tomatoes And Peppers

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Gohar Umar, FAMU Horticulture Extension Agent Two locally popular vegetables are currently being cultivated in the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Master Gardener demonstration garden in Crawfordville for the purpose of… Read More

In the Garden Now – Carrots

By Gohar Umar, FAMU Extension Horticulture Agent, and Shelley Swenson, UF/IFAS Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Spring is here and carrots are one of the few vegetables growing which are ready to be harvested. Since carrots are a… Read More

In The Garden Now – Kale

  In the Garden Now – Kale by Gohar Umar, FAMU Extension Horticulture Agent and Shelley Swenson, UF/IFAS Wakulla Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent Gardening is messy, muddy and lot of work with pest and weather constraints…. Read More

In The Garden Now – Spinach

By Shelley Swenson, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, and Gohar Umar, Horticulture Specialist Almost everyone has seen an old Popeye cartoon where the long suffering sailor gains super strength after consuming a can of spinach. Sure enough the… Read More

In The Garden Now: Onions

By Les Harrison, County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension The winter weather has finally arrived.  While temperatures have been erratic and exceptional, to say the least, the… Read More