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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
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

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Florida, Florida Panhandle, Garden, Gardening In The Panhandle, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Living Well In The Panhandle, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Panhandle, Panhandle Agriculture, Panhandle Gardening, Panhandle Outdoors, Panhandle-livingwell, Plants, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
380 Million Hurricane Michael feat

Registration Now Open for $380 Million Hurricane Michael


August 26, 2020

  For Immediate Release: August 21, 2020 Contact: Office of Communications, (850) 617-7737 Twitter: @FDACS & @NikkiFriedFL Registration Now Open for $380 Million Hurricane Michael Timber and Irrigation Recovery Block Grant ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Professional Development, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environment, Extension, Florida, General Information, Horticulture, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
Ask Michelle Hackmeyer Aug 2020 feat

Garden idea for full sun, dry area


August 19, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer   Do you have a hot, dry, full sun area that you would like to make into some kind of interesting garden bed? First let me be clear when I say ‘full sun’, I mean all day sun. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Florida, Garden, General Information, Growing, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Master Gardner, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Gingers


August 12, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer JoAnn Green For a lovely tropical appearance in some of your shady spots, try ornamental gingers. In North Florida gingers are tender perennials that will go dormant in the winter after a frost. Their ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Master Gardeners
Summer Gardening 2nd story July 2020

Summer Gardening – Tips for Beating the Heat


July 22, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer JoAnn Green   Whew! It was a hot July, and the start of August looks like it will be about the same. I am not long in the garden during the height of summer; I just cannot take the heat and humidity ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: FLORIDA MASTER NATURALIST PROGRAM, Master, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog
Two Native Orn Shrubs July 2020

Two Native Ornamental Shrubs for Shade


July 1, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer JoAnn Green   Two lovely shrubs for part-shade are the American Beautyberry and Oak Leaf Hydrangea. Both plants grow to over 8 feet in height and width, so they need room to sprawl. Both plants ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Community, Environmentally Friendly, Garden, Growing, Horticulture, Insects, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Natural Wakulla, Plants, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
Pat Williams New Ext Director

Patrick Williams is new extension agent


June 4, 2020

The Wakulla News presents 6/4/2020 Article By WES MAYBERRY The Wakulla News Staff Writer Williams comes to Wakulla from position as residential horticulture agent in Sarasota County Extension Director Patrick Williams Patrick ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, , Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Garden, Gardening, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Natural Resources, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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