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Mushrooms

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Mushrooms have been a focal point in the backdrop of fairy tales for hundreds of years. There is something mysterious, maybe even magical, about these forest… Read More

Marigolds

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director The afternoon thunderstorms are a pleasant break from the blazing temperatures assailing Wakulla County this summer. One plant that doesn’t mind excessive heat and sunshine is the marigold. The… Read More

Spittlebugs

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Insects are capable of creating many fascinating structures to ensure their survival. Tent caterpillars are known for making a protective barrier out of web. Gall wasps… Read More

Invasive Plant Workshop – Today!

We are excited to offer a two-hour workshop on invasive plants in Wakulla County. This event will take place today, Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. The slide show above features some of the… Read More

Invasive Plant Workshop

We are excited to offer a two-hour workshop on invasive plants in Wakulla County. This event will take place tomorrow, Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. The slide show above features some of the… Read More

What’s in the Garden Now — Snap Peas!

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Clara Foran, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Temporary Program Aide. The cool evenings and days in the upper 80’s and 90’s are bring an… Read More

Poison Ivy and Poison Oak

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Despite the heat and bugs, nothing beats spending time outside with family. Make sure children understand the plants to stay away from when they are out… Read More

Tent Caterpillars are Setting Up Camp

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Summer is a popular time of year for camping. As school ends, parents are busy signing their kids up for day and overnight camps. Tent moths… Read More

Wildflowers are Blooming All Over Wakulla

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Nothing says natural beauty like wildflowers. This time of year, nature puts on a stunning show. The ground is covered in a lush blanket of wildflowers,… Read More

Milkweed & Monarchs Workshop Friday!

Don’t forget to register for Milkweed & Monarchs this Friday at 6:30 p.m. The Milkweed & Monarchs Workshop will focus on the life cycle of monarch butterflies. The milkweed plant plays an essential part in… Read More