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Aztec Grass, Mondo Grass, and Lioriope for Shady Areas

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer JoAnn Green   All three of these non-native ‘grasses’ make lovely groundcovers and borders in the shady landscape.  Each prefers partial shade, and a few do okay in sunnier areas.  They… Read More

Les Harrison is Retiring

Les Harrison Retires 5 28 2020

The Wakulla News presents 5/21/2020 Article & Photo By WES MAYBERRY The Wakulla News Staff Writer   Les Harrison stands outside of the Wakulla County office of the UF/IFAS Extension office. Les Harrison’s final day… Read More

Eliminating Tree Seedling Permanently

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer Get Rid of Unwanted Vegetation Do you have little tree seedlings growing up along a fence, in a hedge, or near other shrubs?  And every time you cut one… Read More

UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension is OPEN!

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race,… Read More

Southern Peas

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Clemens Easy Vegetable to Grow One of the easiest vegetables to grow in your summer vegetable garden is the southern pea, also known as cowpeas or field peas.  Not only… Read More

Colorful Caladiums

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer JoAnn Green   Caladiums Nothing brightens up the shady summer garden than the colorful caladium.   Here in Wakulla County, the time to plant tubers is late March or early April.  In… Read More

Project Pantry: Baked Spaghetti

This week’s simple recipe is a definite crowd pleaser: baked spaghetti! Ingredients you may need: 1 lb. spaghetti 1 lb. ground beef or other ground meat (optional) Mushrooms (or any veggies you want) 1 jar… Read More

Project Pantry: Breakfast Sandwich

This week’s easy meal? A breakfast sandwich! Ingredients you may need: Bagels (You can also use English muffins or sandwich bread.) Sliced cheese (any kind you want) Eggs Meat (ham, bacon, or sausage) – OPTIONAL… Read More

Project Pantry: Chocolate Chip Muffins

This week’s recipe takes a walk on the sweeter side: chocolate chip muffins! These sweet treats are perfect for breakfast or a quick snack and are so easy to make, you’ll want to make them… Read More