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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
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Autumn Here 9-13-2018


September 17, 2018

By Les Harrison Tale Of The Ant And The Grasshopper Aesop, the Greek fabulist, told the moralistic tale of the ant and the grasshopper more than 2500 years ago. The ant was wisely industrious and prepared for the coming winter, but the grasshopper ... 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, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Farming, Garden, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Insects, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plants, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Cattails are common in Wakulla marshes


August 31, 2018

By Les Harrison Swaying Cattails Cats are common in Florida. The domestic version of this multi-color and variable size species is a popular choice as a low maintenance pet. A native aquatic plant curiously named for the feline’s longest ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Livestock, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Farming, Florida, Food, Garden, General Information, Horticulture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Living Well In The Panhandle, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Plants, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Master Gardeners Clean Up


August 28, 2018

Garden Clean Up Now that we are starting to loose a few minutes of daylight each day, hopefully the heat of summer is soon to go as well. We Master Gardeners cleaned up several rows of summer vegetables and weeds in the demonstration garden. ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Educational, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Farming, Florida, Food, Garden, Growing, Horticulture, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Natural Resources, Nature, Nutrition, Plants, Sustainable Living, UF/IFAS, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Sassafras Was Once The Base For Root Beer


August 10, 2018

By, Les Harrison Sassafras Albidum Sassafras albidum is a deciduous native with a long history of multiple uses in panhandle Florida and far beyond. Leaves of this tree have turned up in the fossil record from eons ago. Sassafras has many ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Forests, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Recreation, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Educational, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Florida, Garden, General Information, Growing, Health, Horticulture, Http://www.ncsl.org/research/education/affirmative-action-overview.aspx, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Living Well In The Panhandle, Local, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Nutrition, Plants, Sustainable Living, Trees, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Lubber Grasshoppers Go By Other Aliases


August 6, 2018

By, Les Harrison Lubbers, Who? Having an alias can be a handy tool, especially if one’s deeds are perceived as less than honorable. Lubbers are guilty of the nom-de-crime permits the holder to wantonly commit all sorts of offences while ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Community, Educational, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Florida, Garden, General Information, Insects, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Plants, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Honeybees: Historic Pollinators


April 26, 2018

Article and Audio Introduction by Les Harrison The world of social media is always abuzz with a variety of topics. This time of year there are many postings on the nearly endless list of blooming flower which are brightening the landscapes ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Community, Educational, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Florida, Garden, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Insects, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Nature, North Florida, Plants, Trees, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Spiderwort and Rustweed Plants are Sprouting and Producing Blooms


March 22, 2018

Color Hiding in Your Landscape With Spring 2018 barely out of the starting gate, all kinds of plants are sprouting and producing blooms. This week’s last gasp of winter temperatures slowed the progress, but only slightly. Much like the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Educational, Environment, Extension, Florida, General Information, Landscape, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plants, UF/IFAS, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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