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Preserving Strawberries: A Guide to Freezing

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February 16, 2024

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

Category: Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Food Preservation, Food Safety, Freezing Fruit, Strawberries
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UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Agriculture, Horticulture Agent


June 30, 2022

Let's all WELCOME our new Wakulla County Extension Agriculture, Horticulture Agent Khadejah Scott!   MEET OUR NEW VALUABLE TEAM MEMBER The UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Office team are all excited to announce our much-requested ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Crops, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
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Wakulla Master Gardener Volunteer 2022 Spring Seed Library Program


March 22, 2022

Ask Wakulla Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer   Objective  To provide small packets of seasonally appropriate seeds to encourage members of the community to get started to try growing their own vegetable plants from seed. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/wakulla/lawn--garden/, Https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/wakulla/master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardeners, Master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Nature, Plants, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
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ANNUAL 2022 UF/IFAS WAKULLA MASTER GARDENER VOLUNTEER PLANT SALE


March 17, 2022

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Category: Agriculture, , Crops, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Horticulture--agriculture, Https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/wakulla/master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Nature, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
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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
Tags: /wakullaco/tag/master-gardeners/, Agriculture, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Florida, Florida Master Gardener, Https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/wakulla/master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardeners, Master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Natural Wakulla: A soil test will tell you what your landscape needs


January 10, 2022

    The shorter daylight hours and the cooler thermometer readings have slowed, but not stopped the rate of growth and development for most ornamental horticulture used in Wakulla County. Still, some chores done now will deliver ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, HOME LANDSCAPES, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease
Tags: Https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/wakulla/master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Wakulla/lawn--garden/, Wakulla/master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/
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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

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/

Spice Up the Butterfly Garden with Mexican Sunflower


September 29, 2021

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Clemens This year, I tried something new for my butterfly garden. I wanted a tall, vigorous plant for my bed of sunflowers and giant cosmos, something that would bloom during hot weather and ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, HOME LANDSCAPES, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, Wakulla/master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/

Celebrate National Guacamole Day with 4-H!


September 14, 2021

September 16 is National Guacamole Day but avocados can be used as part of a healthy diet for your family throughout the year in a number of ways. There are actually entire restaurants based on building a menu around avocados such as the Avocaderia ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Crops, Curriculum, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, WORK & LIFE
Tags: 4-H Youth Development, Avocado, Cooking, Gardening, Guacamole, NationalGuacamoleDay

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