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Florida’s Water Resources are Under Stress

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Dan Dobbins Florida’s water resources are under stress due in part to its’ large and growing human population and use of traditional landscaping practices. These practices, emphasizing turf grass usage, often… Read More

Azaleas for Early Spring Color

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer JoAnn Green One of the first ornamental shrubs to bloom in late winter or early spring in my shady landscape is the azalea.  They bring a burst of color to an… Read More

Potato (Solanum tuberosum)

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Clemens Potato (Solanum tuberosum) One of the first crops planted in the north Florida vegetable garden in the New Year is the potato, also known as the “Irish potato” to… Read More

Two Evergreens for the Winter Landscape

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer JoAnn Green There are few plants that offer color (other than browns or grays) in the winter landscape.  Most perennials die back or lose their leaves in the cooler weather.  Cast… Read More

Water Quality Degradation

  Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Dan Dobbins         Florida water resources Florida, arguably has more water resources than any other state in the nation. However, they are not limitless and its’ large… Read More

Wakulla County Master Gardener Volunteer Program January 16, 2020

  Wakulla County Master Gardener Volunteer Program of 2020 is now accepting applications for anyone who would like to become a student for this year’s class. Program begins on January 16, 2020 Print your Application… Read More

Georgia Aster Part II

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Dan Dobbins Sun loving plants Most present day residents are not aware Florida’s climate was not always the warm semitropical one it is today. In prehistoric times, Florida was much cooler… Read More