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Annual Master Gardener Plant Sale April 6, 2019

Herbs and Vegetable Plants This spring we will have several different herbs and vegetables for sale.  Plants have been propagated from seeds or cuttings from Master Gardeners’ right here in our area.  Plants are suited… Read More

Wild plums are blooming; sparkleberry will soon

Being refined can be a desirable quality.  It reflects a process in which the best possible features have been distilled and are on display. With this refining process there are traits which are curbed, and… Read More

In The Garden February 2019

A Gardener’s Perspective February may be the shortest month of the year, but from a gardener’s perspective there is plenty to do. So far the weather has been mild during this late winter month, like… Read More

Scale insects are common on ornamental plants

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… Read More

United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency

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

Time To Divide Perennials

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… Read More

Lantana, Mexican petunia are invasives

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… Read More

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

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 by Florida… Read More

September Gardens 9-13-2018

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,… Read More