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Wakulla Master Gardeners Fall Plant Sale Saturday, September 22


September 4, 2018

By Less Harrison Natural Wakulla Day at the Wakulla County Extension Office The Wakulla Master Gardeners are gearing up for the fall plant sale scheduled for Saturday, September 22 in conjunction with the Natural Wakulla Day at the Wakulla ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Master Gardener, Master Gardeners

Harvest season is also time when seeds spread


September 1, 2018

By Les Harrison Harvest Season September has traditionally been the beginning of harvest season. Many agricultural crops are reaching maturity and, depending on several environmental factors, are soon to be ready for gathering. During ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching

Cattails are common in Wakulla marshes


August 31, 2018

By Les Harrison Swaying Cattails Cats are common in Florida. The domestic version of this multi-color and variable size species is a popular choice as a low maintenance pet. A native aquatic plant curiously named for the feline’s longest ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Livestock, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Farming, Florida, Food, Garden, General Information, Horticulture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Living Well In The Panhandle, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Plants, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Master Gardeners Clean Up


August 28, 2018

Garden Clean Up Now that we are starting to loose a few minutes of daylight each day, hopefully the heat of summer is soon to go as well. We Master Gardeners cleaned up several rows of summer vegetables and weeds in the demonstration garden. ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Educational, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Farming, Florida, Food, Garden, Growing, Horticulture, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Natural Resources, Nature, Nutrition, Plants, Sustainable Living, UF/IFAS, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

The rain has Lovebugs missing this year


August 23, 2018

By Les Harrison Lovebugs Not Leaving Its Mark The pace of life and the unending supply of distractions in 2018 keep most resident’s thoughts occupied with too many diversions. The student’s recent return to school, the elections, the ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Educational, Environment, Extension, Florida, Garden, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Insects, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Plants, Trees, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Barn Bugs


August 17, 2018

By: Les Harrison Destructive Barn Bugs By August’s languid days, farmers and farm workers in north Florida have done battle with an almost endless array of destructive barn bugs in fields and pastures. Thrips, aphids, mites, nematodes and ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Community, Environment, Extension, Farming, FCS, Florida, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Insects, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Living Well In The Panhandle, Master Gardener, Natural Wakulla, Plants, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Sassafras Was Once The Base For Root Beer


August 10, 2018

By, Les Harrison Sassafras Albidum Sassafras albidum is a deciduous native with a long history of multiple uses in panhandle Florida and far beyond. Leaves of this tree have turned up in the fossil record from eons ago. Sassafras has many ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Forests, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Recreation, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Educational, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Florida, Garden, General Information, Growing, Health, Horticulture, Http://www.ncsl.org/research/education/affirmative-action-overview.aspx, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Living Well In The Panhandle, Local, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Nutrition, Plants, Sustainable Living, Trees, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Lubber Grasshoppers Go By Other Aliases


August 6, 2018

By, Les Harrison Lubbers, Who? Having an alias can be a handy tool, especially if one’s deeds are perceived as less than honorable. Lubbers are guilty of the nom-de-crime permits the holder to wantonly commit all sorts of offences while ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Community, Educational, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Florida, Garden, General Information, Insects, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Plants, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Some Plants Toxic To Dogs


May 1, 2018

Article and Audio Introduction by Les Harrison With the warmer weather the time for outdoor activities has arrived for all living in the area. It causes much consternation with many parents to have children who want only to stare at a phone ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Dogs, Florida Plants, Lawn Care, Les Harrison, North Florida, Pet Management, Toxic Plants, UF/IFAS Extension

Honeybees: Historic Pollinators


April 26, 2018

Article and Audio Introduction by Les Harrison The world of social media is always abuzz with a variety of topics. This time of year there are many postings on the nearly endless list of blooming flower which are brightening the landscapes ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Community, Educational, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Florida, Garden, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Insects, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Nature, North Florida, Plants, Trees, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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