Category: Fruits & Vegetables

What’s in the Garden Now – Broccoli

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent January and February’s cool to cold rainy weather hardly brings gardening to mind for most Wakulla County residents. The… Read More

What’s In the Garden Now – Turnips

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent. Simple, easy and low maintenance are not normally terms applied to growing vegetables in Wakulla County, or anywhere else. … Read More

What’s in the Garden Now- Mustard Greens

By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson, Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent. The uncertainty of fall weather makes autumn gardening a challenge in Wakulla County.  It is too cold for the summer vegetables,… Read More

Persimmon: Sweet Fall Treat

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent October is a month to enjoy. The weather is cooling, many native wildflowers are putting on a brilliant display… Read More

What’s in the Garden Now- Peppers

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Wakulla County’s gardens are still producing in August. Granted, the choice of crops is limited to a few stalwarts… Read More

What’s in the Garden Now – Tomatoes

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Clara Foran, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Temporary Program Aide The hot days and humid nights of August 2015 are not prime for vegetable gardening. This period… Read More

What’s in the Garden Now- Brussels Sprouts

By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson, Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent. The winter of 2013/14 will long be remembered for being a cold one.  The January 2014 storm sent temperatures plummeting and… Read More