UF/IFAS
Extension Madison County

Tag: bugs

Jenny Lorch banner

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/
Extending Bloom Time October 2020 feat

Extending Bloom Time


October 7, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer JoAnn Green   I was in a local nursery last week looking for some flowering plants to replenish some of my container planters. I wasn’t alone in my search for some color during this transition ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Garden, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Plants, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
Two Native Orn Shrubs July 2020

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,
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Community, Environmentally Friendly, Garden, Growing, Horticulture, Insects, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Natural Wakulla, Plants, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Potato (Solanum tuberosum)


February 7, 2020

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 differentiate it from ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops,
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Redheaded Pine Sawfly Is Destructive


September 25, 2019

July 4, 2019 Looks, as the old saying goes, can be deceiving. This useful advice is certainly applicable to all the nocturnal visitors in the past weeks who are showing up in the home landscape and garden plots. Those small nondescript ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease,
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Garden, Growing, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Aphids are the vampires of the plant world


August 13, 2019

July 18, 2019 Horror movies have, for over a century, featured a pantheon of destructive creatures rampaging through the world. Their characteristic have varied over the decades, but they always manage to return. In recent years zombies ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Aphids, Bugs, Garden, General Information, Home Landscapes, Insects, Landscape, Lawn, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Scale insects are common on ornamental plants


January 24, 2019

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 sites. Most recall ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Bugs, Environment, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Essential Mosquito Control Tips


November 1, 2018

Essential Mosquito Control Tips for Homeowners Click on picture below to view official flyer on Tips     READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Environment, Farming, Florida, Garden, General Information, Horticulture, Insects, Landscape, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

September Gardens 9-13-2018


September 17, 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, events ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Community, Educational, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Farming, Florida, Food, Garden, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Insects, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Plants, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Subscribe For More Great Content

IFAS Blogs Categories

Skip to toolbar