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WMGV Ask M Hackmeyer Feb 2021

Sago Palm Cold Damage


February 25, 2021

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer Sago Palm (Cycas revoluta) is a common landscaping plant in our area and I have several in my yard. They are not actually palms, but members of the ancient Cycad (Cycadaceae) family. Their ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Garden, General Information, Growing, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
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Soil has many names, just not the “D-word”


January 22, 2021

For all my years in the classroom, I never let students say the "d-word" when discussing soil science. In some instances, we had a "d-word" swear collection jar of a quarter when you used the term and even today, I hesitate from spelling the ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Turf
Tags: Garden, Horticulture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners
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Mr. Shepard “Shep” Eubanks, We will miss you……


November 9, 2020

  November 6, 2020   Mr. Shepard “Shep” Eubanks, County Extension Director and Extension Agent IV In 1982 Shepard ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Dr Pete Vergot III Ph D, Extension, General Information, Horticulture, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Natural Wakulla, UF IFAS Extension, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
November 2020 MGV Linda Clemens

Mustard Spinach (Brassica rapa subsp. Nipposinica)


November 4, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Clemens One of the first things that we plant in our fall garden is a mild, heat resistant green called mustard spinach, also known as tendergreen mustard or komatsuna. Mustard spinach is a tender, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Florida, Garden, General Information, Growing, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
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Moonflower (Ipomoea alba)


October 14, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Clemens   Last night, I counted 15 moonflowers blooming on the fence around the vegetable garden. The huge white flowers, 6 to 8 inches in diameter, open at sunset and close again in the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Florida, Garden, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Plants, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

CFAP 2 Will Cover an Additional 40 Commodities; Including Farmed Molluscan Shellfish


October 7, 2020

On September 17, 2020, President Trump and US Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, announced a second phase of an important program assisting America’s farmers. The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP 1) was originally announced in ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources
Tags: Aquaculture, CARES Act, CFAP, CFAP 1, CFAP 2, Coronavirus, Farm Service Agency, Franklin County Florida, FSA, Shellfish, USDA
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Extending Bloom Time


October 7, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer JoAnn Green   I was in a local nursery last week looking for some flowering plants to replenish some of my container planters. I wasn’t alone in my search for some color during this transition ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Garden, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Plants, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
Sept 2020 MGV Linda Clemens

True Indigo (Indigofera tinctoria)


September 9, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Clemens   A couple of years ago, I visited Kingsley Plantation in Jacksonville, part of the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve. An interpretive garden contained many of the crop plants ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: General Information, Growing, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardeners, Plants, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
WMGV Ask MH Part 2 Aug 2020

Building a Dry Garden Bed


September 2, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer   In a previous blog, I described plants to consider using in a dry garden bed. Now I will describe what it takes to create the bed. Doing something like this is definitely a winter ... READ MORE

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