UF/IFAS
Extension Jefferson County

Home » UF/IFAS Extension Jefferson County » Category: Home Landscapes

Category: Home Landscapes

Scale Insects Photo by Les Harrison

Scale insects are common on ornamental plants


January 24, 2019

White flecks of a different kind White flecks in the landscape tend to attract attention, especially in January. This irregular pattern is not a common site in Wakulla County’s earth toned countryside and manicured home sites. Most recall ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Bugs, Environment, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Benefits of Nematodes in Healthy Soil Ecosystems


November 9, 2018

Nematodes. Those microscopic, worm-like creatures that enter or attach themselves to crop roots, pierce root tissue, suck up root juices, and destroy crop yields. But did you know, plant-parasitic nematodes are only a very small fraction ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Bacterial Feeding Nematodes, Beneficial Nematodes, Fungal Feeding Nematodes, Insect-parasitic Nematode, Meloidogyne Incognita, Nematodes, Nutrient Cycling, Plant Nutrient Uptake, Plant-parasitic Nematodes, Predatory Nematodes, Soil Health, Soil Organic Matter, Steinernema Scapterisci
USDA FSA USA

United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency


October 29, 2018

USDA United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency Electronic News Service Bulletin Click on the Farm Service Agency Bulletin Link (pict.) below to view in official web page READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research,
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Farming, Florida, General Information, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, SBA BRC, United States Department Of Agriculture, USDA, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
Divide Perennials

Time To Divide Perennials


October 26, 2018

By Les Harrison Photos from ‘Jenks Farmer, Plantsman’ Fall is the best time to divide some clumping perennials such as Daylilies, Stokes Asters, and Crinums. These plants, like so many others, are dormant during this time of year ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Master Gardeners
lantana-mexican-petunia-are-invasives

Lantana, Mexican petunia are invasives


October 5, 2018

Autumn, Natural Pallet of Shades and Hues Autumn is usually considered the season of colors in the natural parts of north Florida, and other locations in North America. This tonal attribute is commonly credited to the foliage changes as the ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Environment, Environmental, Garden, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
20 Easy-To-Grow Wildflowers

FREE Copy of the “20 Easy-To-Grow Wildflowers” Magazine


October 4, 2018

Create Your Own Wildflower Oasis For The Pollinators     UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Office invites you to pick up a FREE copy, (2 per household) of the beautiful full color "20 Easy-To-Grow Wildflowers" magazine produced ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Garden, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
gardeners north Florida

September Gardens 9-13-2018


September 17, 2018

By Les Harrison Gardeners In North Florida September is a month of curious contradictions and juxtapositions, at least for gardeners in north Florida. Depending on the individual characteristics of the environmental factors of the year, events ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Community, Educational, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Farming, Florida, Food, Garden, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Insects, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Plants, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
Ant-grasshopper-prepared-winter

Autumn Here 9-13-2018


September 17, 2018

By Les Harrison Tale Of The Ant And The Grasshopper Aesop, the Greek fabulist, told the moralistic tale of the ant and the grasshopper more than 2500 years ago. The ant was wisely industrious and prepared for the coming winter, but the grasshopper ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Farming, Garden, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Insects, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plants, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Subscribe For More Great Content

IFAS Blogs Categories

Skip to toolbar