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Cuphea, a Pollinator Magnet for Your Yard


January 25, 2022

Ask Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteer Becky Comyns     Is it possible to find a plant that is easy to grow? Is it possible to find a plant that is easy to grow (yet non-invasive), blooms steadily for months, thrives ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
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Demonstration Gardens Installed at Franklin County Extension Office


January 19, 2022

Ask Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteer James Hargrove Every aspect of gardening can be educational and fun. The UF/IFAS Extension office in Franklin County was recently remodeled and reopened. However, until now the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
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How to Garden (or Not) on St. George Island, FL


October 20, 2021

Ask Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteer James Hargrove   “I am not retiring in Min-ne-so-ta, just so you know,” is how my dearly departed wife (Diane) informed me that she had her eye on St. George Island, FL. Then she ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Florida, Florida Master Gardener, FLORIDA MASTER NATURALIST PROGRAM, Https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/wakulla/master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
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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, but ... 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/

Another great Florida Panhandle summer plant: Brown-eyed Susan


October 8, 2021

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer   Recently I wrote about Firebush, Hamelia patens, a great summer shrub. Today, it’s Brown-eyed Susan, Rudbeckia triloba, a tough summer flowering plant with a profusion of sunny ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Florida Master Gardener, FLORIDA MASTER NATURALIST PROGRAM, General Information, Growing, Horticulture--agriculture, Http://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/wakulla/master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Master, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardeners, Master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, Wakulla/master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/

Bay-Friendly Landscaping


September 22, 2021

Ask Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteer James Hargrove Residents of Franklin County all have two things in common: we live on or very near a bay or river, and we miss seeing the oystermen who made their living on the water for nearly ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Environment, Florida Master Gardener, FLORIDA MASTER NATURALIST PROGRAM, Franklin, Franklin County, Franklin County Extension, Franklin County Library, Master, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Wakulla/lawn--garden/, Wakulla/master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/
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Cabbage: What Every Fall Garden Needs


September 10, 2021

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Clemens   Now that August/September is here, it is time to start some cabbage seeds. Cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitate) is a versatile, useful vegetable that is very easy to grow here in ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, FLORIDA MASTER NATURALIST PROGRAM, Garden, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Our Stories, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
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Sago Palm Cold Damage


February 25, 2021

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer Sago Palm (Cycas revoluta) is a common landscaping plant in our area and I have several in my yard. They are not actually palms, but members of the ancient Cycad (Cycadaceae) family. Their ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Garden, General Information, Growing, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
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Soil has many names, just not the “D-word”


January 22, 2021

For all my years in the classroom, I never let students say the "d-word" when discussing soil science. In some instances, we had a "d-word" swear collection jar of a quarter when you used the term and even today, I hesitate from spelling the ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Turf
Tags: Garden, Horticulture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners
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UFHealth COVID-19 UPDATES – LINK


December 16, 2020

Click on links (headers on images) to reach the main website of UFHealth COVID-19 UPDATES VACCINATIONS OVERVIEW   Vaccine Availability   Vaccine Safety   Vaccine Science   The Institute of Food ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environment, Extension, Florida, General Information, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardeners, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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