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The Banded Water Snake: Often Confused With The Cottonmouth Water Moccasin


January 20, 2017

    By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Appearances, as the old saying goes, can be deceiving. If the owner of a certain look has the guise of something beneficial or someone famous, then the deception can be a real ... READ MORE

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

Trap Cropping: Another Effective Way To Control Insects


January 17, 2017

    Gohar Umar Extension Agent FAMU Nature has a way of making life as easy as possible, but it will not happen fast so planning is critical to success. One means is by putting some plants (trap crops) which attract beneficial ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Extension, Farming, Florida, Garden, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, UF/IFAS, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Saw Palmetto Is Native To Florida


January 12, 2017

    By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The visage of the palm fronds congers images of balmy tropics and sunny beaches, which is quite attractive given the recent subfreezing temperatures. The thatched roofs of ... READ MORE

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

Wicked Weeds: A Tangled Tale Of Thorny Smilax


January 9, 2017

  By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Certainly, Sleeping Beauty’s narcoleptic respite was secured by this plant. It is the very image of a noxious bramble which could be conjured up by an imaginative and resolute wicked ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Extension, Farming, Florida, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

CHILLY WINTER IS PRIME TIME TO CONSIDER SPRING GARDEN


January 6, 2017

  By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The arrival of chilly temperatures have, no doubt, proven the winter of 2016/17 is in progress. The cold days and freezing nights have taken a toll on power bills, auto batteries, ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Extension, Family And Consumer Sciences, Florida, Garden, Gardening, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, UF/IFAS, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

‘GONE TO SEED’ ISN’T A BAD THING IN TREES, PLANTS


January 5, 2017

    By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director “Gone to seed” it is a distinctly American agricultural saying, usually with very negative connotations when applied to people, places and things. The implication is the ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Extension, Farming, Florida, Garden, Gardening, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plants, UF/IFAS, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

DON’T FORGET YOUR PLANTS WHEN THE FREEZE COMES


January 4, 2017

    By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The holiday season in north Florida brings the inevitability of cold and frosty weather. While nothing complements eggnog or hot chocolate like a chill in the air, some plants ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environment, Extension, Florida, Garden, Gardening, Growing, Horticulture, In The Garden Now, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Wakulla, The Wakulla Gardener, UF/IFAS, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

LEGUMES TAKE THE TEMPERATURE SWINGS IN STRIDE


January 1, 2017

    By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The roller coaster nature of recent temperatures has been blamed on a variety of problems, primarily respiratory ills. The temperature was up, then down, then up and down again. The ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Extension, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, The Wakulla Gardener, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

MASTER GARDENER CLASSES STARTING JANUARY 19, 2017


December 23, 2016

      By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Applications are being taken for the 2017 Master Gardener Program at the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Office. The program application is available at the Extension ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Extension, Florida, Garden, Gardening, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Wakulla County Extension

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