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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Christmas Gifts for the Gardener from UF Extension Bookstore


December 14, 2022

Do you have that difficult to buy for person on your Christmas shopping list? I have an idea, especially if that person enjoys gardening.   The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Sustainable Living, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Gardening Books, Gardening Gifts, Gardening Resources
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October 2022 Home Show Includes Seminar on What to Plant in Fall


October 19, 2022

This year’s Home Show, sponsored by the Building Industry Association of Okaloosa & Walton Counties (BIA), will include a seminar on what to do and not to do during the fall in our North Florida lawns, landscapes and gardens. The Home ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Annuals, Bulbs, Fall Gardening, Gardening, Landscaping, Lawn Pests, Lawns, Perennials
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Time to Apply for 2022 Master Gardener Volunteer Training Course


July 7, 2022

The University of Florida Extension Office in Okaloosa County is taking applications for the 2022 Master Gardener Volunteer training course. We are looking for people who will provide volunteer time at the Extension Office in Crestview ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Master Gardener Volunteer, Training Course, Volunteer Recruitment

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