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Ancient Grains Explained


October 9, 2019

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences There are always a number of nutritional trends out there, with a new one emerging nearly every day. Some of the more recent trends include the increased consumption ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Ancient Grains, Diet, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Food, Grains, Health, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Wakulla, Wakulla Extension
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October Lawn Care


October 9, 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 ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn,
Tags: Agriculture, Garden, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Redheaded Pine Sawfly Is Destructive


September 25, 2019

July 4, 2019 Looks, as the old saying goes, can be deceiving. This useful advice is certainly applicable to all the nocturnal visitors in the past weeks who are showing up in the home landscape and garden plots. Those small nondescript ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease,
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Garden, Growing, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
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The Luffa Gourd – Luffa Cylindrica


September 23, 2019

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Clemens One of the pleasures of winter time is looking at garden and seed catalogs and planning for the spring garden. A vegetable that caught my eye last year was the luffa gourd. Not only ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables,
Tags: Garden, Growing, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Eating Healthy on the Go


September 16, 2019

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Too Busy to Eat Healthy? Nonsense! The key to eating healthy on the go is planning ahead. With proper planning, it is easy to incorporate healthy food choices ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Food, Health And Wellness, Healthy Eating, Healthy Meals, Healthy Snacks, Nutrition, Wakulla, Wellness
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Wildflowers and Native Plants Sept


September 16, 2019

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Dan Dobbins Water Resources Florida’s water resources are being challenged by the rapid increase of new residents who employ traditional land use practices. The urban standard of a manicured lawn, so popular ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water
Tags: Master Gardeners
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Prepping Pets for an Emergency


September 6, 2019

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Create an Emergency Pet Supply Kit There are still three months left in hurricane season, and now that Hurricane Dorian has come and gone from Florida, it is ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster Preparedness, Emergency Preparedness, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Pet Safety, Pets, Safety, Wakulla, Wakullaextension
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Herbs – Come Join Us


September 5, 2019

Free Presentation on   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 ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS
Tags: Agriculture, Garden, Herbs, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Natural Resources, Up-coming-events, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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