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Seed Saving Lecture and Plant Clinic Happening in June


June 10, 2024

Many gardeners have questions about saving seed such as which seeds can be saved, how to harvest and store seeds and how long can seeds be saved and still be viable. These and more questions will be answered at our June Lecture Series on Monday, ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Lecture, Plant Clinic, Plant Diagnostics, Saving Seeds, Seminar
Florida pusley, a common summer annual lawn weed

Fall Lawn Care & October Plant Clinic


October 18, 2023

If your lawn has a history of winter annual weeds such as henbit, wild geranium, annual bluegrass, chickweed and lawn burweed, you can apply a preemergence herbicide to prevent these weeds from emerging. Apply it during October when nighttime ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, HOME LANDSCAPES, Invasive Species, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Water
Tags: Lawn Problems, Plant Clinic, Plant Diagnostics, Soil Testing, Weed Control, Weed Identification
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August Landscape Jobs and Plant Clinic


August 16, 2023

August is usually a harsh month in the North Florida landscape. Heat and humidity take their toll on both the landscape and the gardener. But there are things to do now that can make a difference in your landscape in the near future. Now ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease
Tags: Crape Myrtle, Master Gardener Volunteer, Plant Clinic, Plant Diagnostics, Rose Care
Foreground flowering plants in landscape bed with green lawn in background

June Gardening May Include Visit to Plant Clinic


June 13, 2023

June offers hotter temperatures, humidity and possible thunderstorm activity. In addition, school is out and many people take time to go on vacation. This leaves less time for landscape and garden chores. But there are things to do in the June ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: June Gardening, Landscapes, Lawns, Plant Clinic, Vegetable Gardening
Foreground flowering plants in landscape bed with green lawn in background

Plant Clinic to Help with Lawn, Landscape & Garden Questions


May 16, 2023

An upcoming plant clinic in Fort Walton Beach is designed to provide answers to lawn, landscape and/or garden problems. The plant clinic will be held Friday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the temporary UF/IFAS Extension Annex located at ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Lawn Problem, Plant Clinic, Plant Diagnostics, Soil Testing, Weed Control
Foreground flowering plants in landscape bed with green lawn in background

Lawn, Landscape Help Available at Plant Clinic


April 18, 2023

An upcoming plant clinic in Fort Walton Beach is designed to provide answers to lawn, landscape and/or garden problems. The plant clinic will be held Friday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the temporary UF/IFAS Extension Annex located ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, HOME LANDSCAPES, Invasive Species, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Lawn Problem, Plant Clinic, Plant Diagnostics, Weed Identification & Control
Foreground flowering plants in landscape bed with green lawn in background

Master Gardener Volunteers Ready to Help in Fort Walton Beach


January 30, 2023

What happened to the old Extension Office Annex on Hollywood Boulevard in Fort Walton Beach where I used to go to have my lawn and garden questions answered? Here is the answer as well as info on where to find us now. The main office for ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, HOME LANDSCAPES, Invasive Species, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Master Gardener Volunteer, Plant Clinic, Plant Diagnostics

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