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Category: Natural Resources

Two Different Sages Grow In Wakulla County

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director History is replete with stories of sages. These individuals have attained wisdom far beyond the level of the common man or woman. As such, these special people are able to see… Read More

Flowering Trees Are Blooming All Over Wakulla

  By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The ample rainfall earlier this week has accelerated the return of greenery to Wakulla County. The many hours of slow, steady drizzle was punctuated by the occasional down pour. The… Read More

Spring Is Here – Bad News For Cool Season Plants

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Spring 2016’s official start came earlier this week. The yo-yo thermometer readings will soon give way to consistently warm weather, and hopefully, ample and consistent rain showers. The old saying “April… Read More

Learn About Monarchs and Milkweed at the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Service Open House and Wakulla Master Gardener Plant sale

This week’s showers are stimulating all kinds of plant growth and development. Some are producing showy, bright blooms now while others will be blooming later. Some of these plants are critically important to specific insects. Without the host… Read More

Horseshoe Crabs Are Living Fossils

By Les Harrison The pace of 21st Century life continues to accelerate unabated. There seem to be an unending stream of new, improved, and enhanced products and services at every sunrise. The stress and expense it takes on… Read More

Upcoming UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Open House and Master Gardener Plant Sale

Wakulla County’s winter gardens are almost done, with many vegetable plants bolting or sending up shoots to produce blossoms and seed.   At that occurrence, their value as a food source steeply declines. All the plant’s efforts are… Read More