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Milkweed Is The Only Food For Monarch Larva


June 29, 2017

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Monarch butterflies, Danaus plexippus, are likely the best known butterflies on the planet because of their remarkable and much publicized ability to migrate thousands of miles across international ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
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Spanish Needles Is A Common Hitchhiker


June 22, 2017

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director One of the great mysteries of life, at least to homeowners attempting to have the perfect landscape, is how weeds suddenly appear in the most unexpected place, in other words there yard. Weeds, ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environment, Farming, Florida, Garden, General Information, Grow, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plant, Plants, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Wakulla’s Owls Are Boisterous After Sundown


June 8, 2017

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Summer’s warm nights in Wakulla County are raucous and noisy, especially in the untamed forested expanses. The decibel level reaches well above 100 as the residents engage in conversations ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Family And Consumer Sciences, Farming, Florida, General Information, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Native Red Cedar Is A Natural Insect Repellant


June 1, 2017

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Being repulsive is not normally an enviable quality. All it guarantees is rejection, rebuff and isolation from any and all who would wander into close proximity. History and Hollywood are ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Community, Environment, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Farming, Florida, General Information, Grow, Growing, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plants, Trees, UF/IFAS, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Preparing To Become Butterflies, Moths


June 1, 2017

  By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The bright colors of spring’s blooms have settled into the comfortable shades of early summer. While spring’s brilliance stands in stark contrast to winter’s muted tones, summer ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Community, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Farming, Florida, Food, Fun, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Grow, Growing, Health, Horticulture, Insects, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Pest, Plant, Plants, Trees, UF/IFAS, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Sassafras Trees Are Native To Wakulla County


May 25, 2017

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The upcoming hot holiday weekend bodes many outdoor events here in north Florida’s premier area for leisure activities. Of course with heat and activity comes thirst and the need for a quenching ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, Natural Resources
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Farming, Florida, Food, Fun, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plants, Trees, UF/IFAS, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Mild Winter Means Lots Of Grasshoppers


May 3, 2017

  By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director It looks like 2017 will be one for the record books, at least in Wakulla County. A winter with relatively warm temperatures, albeit a late March frost, and many plants blooming quite ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Community, Environment, Family And Consumer Sciences, Farming, Florida, Fun, Garden, General Information, Insects, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plant, Plants, Trees, UF/IFAS, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Smilax Is A Vine That Can Be Difficult To Control


April 21, 2017

  By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Sometimes appearances really do represent the situation at hand. It can be good, or it can be bad. With spring 2017 literally covering Wakulla County, the observer must be focused ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environment, Extension, Farming, Florida, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Grow, Growing, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plant, Plants, Trees, UF/IFAS, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Purple Nutsedge Is An Invasive That Squeezes Out Native Grasses


April 6, 2017

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The return of consistent warm weather to Wakulla County has many residents thinking about the state of their lawns. Mowing, fertilizing, weeding and patching bald spots are now the focus of ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environment, Extension, Farming, Florida, Garden, General Information, Grow, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plants, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Brown Pelicans Are A Common Sight


March 30, 2017

By Les Harrison Living in Wakulla County has a variety of exceptional benefits. The natural environment is a feature visitors travel great distances to experience and enjoy during their leisure periods. While some residents may take this ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Community, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Family And Consumer Sciences, Florida, Fun, General Information, Les Harrison, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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