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In The Garden Now: Tomatoes And Peppers

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Gohar Umar, FAMU Horticulture Extension Agent Two locally popular vegetables are currently being cultivated in the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Master Gardener demonstration garden in Crawfordville for… Read More

Stinkbug Is An Accurate Description Of This Insect

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Office Sometimes a name may actually describe the dominant characteristic of its owner. In this day of marketing exaggerations, and occasionally outright misrepresentations, the experience can be quite refreshing…. Read More

In the Garden Now – Carrots

By Gohar Umar, FAMU Extension Horticulture Agent, and Shelley Swenson, UF/IFAS Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Spring is here and carrots are one of the few vegetables growing which are ready to be harvested. Since… 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… Read More

Be On The Lookout For Places Where Mosquitoes Breed

Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director It is an often made wish of summer that the cold weather of winter will kill all the mosquitoes, gnats and no-see-ums. This climactic fete would spare people, pets… Read More

Air Potato Is An Invasive That Can Smother Trees

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Hints of spring are everywhere in Wakulla County. Despite a few potentially frosty morning in the next few weeks, the evidence is overwhelming of the warmer weather soon… Read More

What’s In The Garden Now

Visit “What’s In The Garden Now” for our monthly crop feature. Introducing Gohar Umar, Horticulture Specialist. This month is Spinach. Click here for the full article…