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Wakulla Master Gardener Volunteer 2022 Spring Seed Library Program


March 22, 2022

Ask Wakulla Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer   Objective  To provide small packets of seasonally appropriate seeds to encourage members of the community to get started to try growing their own vegetable plants from seed. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
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Demonstration Gardens Installed at Franklin County Extension Office


January 19, 2022

Ask Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteer James Hargrove Every aspect of gardening can be educational and fun. The UF/IFAS Extension office in Franklin County was recently remodeled and reopened. However, until now the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
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How to Garden (or Not) on St. George Island, FL


October 20, 2021

Ask Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteer James Hargrove   “I am not retiring in Min-ne-so-ta, just so you know,” is how my dearly departed wife (Diane) informed me that she had her eye on St. George Island, FL. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Florida, Florida Master Gardener, FLORIDA MASTER NATURALIST PROGRAM, Https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/wakulla/master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
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Getting Older Amaryllis Bulbs to Bloom in the Garden


October 13, 2021

Ask Wakulla County Master Gardener Volunteer Jenny Lorch Two years ago, my husband and myself bought a home with a big garden in Crawfordville, Florida. There were several amaryllis (Hippeastrum x hybridum) plants that looked good, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Community, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Florida Master Gardener, FLORIDA MASTER NATURALIST PROGRAM, Garden, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardeners, Master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, Wakulla/master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/
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Another great Florida Panhandle summer plant: Brown-eyed Susan


October 8, 2021

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer   Recently I wrote about Firebush, Hamelia patens, a great summer shrub. Today, it’s Brown-eyed Susan, Rudbeckia triloba, a tough summer flowering plant with a profusion of sunny ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Florida Master Gardener, FLORIDA MASTER NATURALIST PROGRAM, General Information, Growing, Horticulture--agriculture, Http://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/wakulla/master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Master, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardeners, Master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, Wakulla/master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/
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Bay-Friendly Landscaping


September 22, 2021

Ask Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteer James Hargrove Residents of Franklin County all have two things in common: we live on or very near a bay or river, and we miss seeing the oystermen who made their living on the water for ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Environment, Florida Master Gardener, FLORIDA MASTER NATURALIST PROGRAM, Franklin, Franklin County, Franklin County Extension, Franklin County Library, Master, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Wakulla/lawn--garden/, Wakulla/master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/
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Sago Palm Cold Damage


February 25, 2021

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer Sago Palm (Cycas revoluta) is a common landscaping plant in our area and I have several in my yard. They are not actually palms, but members of the ancient Cycad (Cycadaceae) family. Their ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Garden, General Information, Growing, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
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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,
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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,
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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
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