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Money Does Grow On Trees With Pines


October 12, 2015

Les Harrison is the Wakulla County Extension Director For the child persistently wishing to acquire a new toy, parents commonly retort that money does not grow on trees. This may seem obvious today, but history in Wakulla County might indicate ... READ MORE

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

Monarch Butterfly Migration is a Mystery


September 28, 2015

Monarch caterpillars start small, but grow quickly. These two will be ready in the next few weeks for their flight to Mexico. Les Harrison is the Wakulla County Extension Director Monarch butterflies, Danaus plexippus, are likely the best known ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Caterpillars, Community, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Garden, General Information, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Migration, Monarchs, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Monarchs and Aphids Munch on Milkweed


September 21, 2015

Les Harrison is the Wakulla County Extension Director The cool evening and noticeably shorter days remind Wakulla County residents of the impending season change. The autumn equinox is a week away. One of the much anticipated events in fall ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Agriculture, Aphids, Bugs, Education, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Farming, Florida, Garden, General Information, Horticulture, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Migration, Monarch, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, The Wakulla News, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County Extension

Partridge Pea


September 14, 2015

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director While there are still hot humid days left in the year, the dwindling hours of sunlight indicate the approach of the autumn equinox. The folks at the Old Farmer’s Almanac have ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: Community, Environment, Extension, Florida, Garden, General Information, Grow, Growing, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Local, Master Gardener, Native, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Partridge Pea, Pea, Pea Plant, Plant, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, Yellow Flower

What’s in the Garden Now – Squash!


September 11, 2015

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Clara Foran, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Temporary Program Aide Summer 2015 put an end to many garden crops in Wakulla County. The 90 degree plus temperatures ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: Community, Environment, Farming, Florida, Food, Free, Fun, Garden, General Information, Grow, Growing, Horticulture, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plant, Plants, Squash, Sustainable Living, UF/IFAS, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, What's In The Garden Now

Io Caterpillars


September 8, 2015

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder" is a well-known phrase, commonly associated with physical attractiveness. In the case of Io moths, beauty is in the beholder of the eyes. ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Animal, Bug, Butterfly, Caterpillar, Environment, Extension, Florida, Garden, General Information, Grow, Growing, Insect, Io, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Moth, Native, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Pest, Pest Management, Plant, Plants, Trees, UF/IFAS, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Rabbits


August 28, 2015

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Bugs Bunny has amused and entertained millions, if not billions, of viewers since his introduction in 1938. His cavalier approach to challenges and signature Brooklyn/Bronx accent ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Bunnies, Bunny, Critters, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Farming, Florida, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Pest, Pest Management, Plants, Rabbits, Rodent, UF/IFAS, Vegetables, Wabbits, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, Wildlife

Free Mushroom Class!


August 19, 2015

All sorts of mushrooms are growing during this wet, warm summer. Learn about the varieties growing in local landscapes, and which ones to avoid. The UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Office will be holding a basic mushroom program on Thursday, ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Community, Edible, Environment, Extension, Florida, Food, Free, Fun, Fungi, Fungus, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Grow, Growing, Horticulture, Identification, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Mushroom, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plant, Plants, Poisonous, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Sweetgum Trees


August 14, 2015

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Most Wakulla natives will have no problem identifying the sweetgum tree, due to its unique--and painful--burrs, yet few know of the superstition behind them. Besides being sold ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Ball, Burr, Community, Environment, Florida, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Grow, Growing, Landscape, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Painful, Plant, Spikes, Sweet Gum, Sweetgum, Tree, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Invasive Vines


August 7, 2015

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Homeowners have had a tough summer maintaining the yard while fighting the onslaught of weeds. Controlling problem plant life is difficult, but not impossible--the best tactic ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources
Tags: Barbs, Environment, Florida, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Grow, Growing, Horticulture, Invasive, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Pest, Pest Management, Plant, Thorns, UF/IFAS, Vines, Wakulla, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, Weeds

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