As we relish the flavors of locally grown strawberries, their sweet aroma and vibrant hues evoke the essence of sunshine captured in each bite. In the wake of Valentine's Day, where strawberries often take center stage, let's dive into the art ... READ MORE
Emotional wellness plays a crucial role in our overall health and quality of life. Understanding the determinants of health, especially those related to emotional well-being, is essential for leading a balanced and fulfilling life.
What is ... READ MORE
With today’s column, I’m asking you to provide feedback to me via email.
I consider this column to be an educational tool to share UF/IFAS Extension research-based information. Readers are provided with the most current information ... READ MORE
As the leaves change color and a gentle chill fills the air, coffee lovers have yet another reason to rejoice. Fall has arrived, bringing with it the perfect backdrop for enjoying your favorite brew. In this article, we'll explore the wonderful ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Okaloosa County Master Gardener Volunteers will hold their 2023 Spring Plant Sale 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, May 6 at the temporary UF/IFAS Extension Annex located at the Okaloosa Technical College (OTC) in Fort Walton Beach.
Our ... READ MORE
“As long as there have been gardeners there have been gardeners sharing their knowledge with each other,” as stated by Wendy Wilber State Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator with UF/IFAS Extension.
Wendy and I share the successes and ... READ MORE
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn how to bring pollinators to your property, enjoy a delicious lunch and even learn how to cook and store fresh herbs. This and more will be covered at the No Mow March Event taking place at the Okaloosa ... READ MORE
If you are interested in learning more about pollinators that are important to wildlife, on our farms and in our lawns, landscapes and gardens, you’ll be interested in the No Mow March event.
This event offers something for everyone from ... READ MORE
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
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