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UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Service Open House and Master Gardener Plant sale

The weather has warmed and it is now time to get the spring vegetable garden in the ground.  The gardener can get a head start by using plants instead of seed. There are a variety… Read More

In The Garden Now – Spinach

By Shelley Swenson, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, and Gohar Umar, Horticulture Specialist Almost everyone has seen an old Popeye cartoon where the long suffering sailor gains super strength after consuming a can of spinach…. Read More

In The Garden Now: Onions

By Les Harrison, County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension The winter weather has finally arrived.  While temperatures have been erratic and exceptional, to say… Read More

Don’t Overlook Maintaining Shrubs in Your Landscape

Les Harrison is the Wakulla County Extension Director The home landscape has many functions. In the minds of most, it is a conspicuous effort to add seasonal color and texture around the home. Millions, if… Read More

Dogfennel Indicates The Arrival of Cold Weather

The official beginning of winter is a little under six weeks away and Wakulla County has had a few cooler, but not cold, mornings so far this November. Still the landscape reflects the diminishing hours… Read More

Spider Webs are Visible on Foggy Mornings

Les Harrison is the Wakulla County Extension Director The recent foggy mornings reveal some interesting facts and trends in Wakulla County. The moisture is appreciated by anyone attempting to propagate plants, but the dampness comes… Read More

It’s Autumn And The Leaves Are Changing Colors

Les Harrison is the Wakulla County Extension Director One certainty with Mondays in autumn, about half the college football fans are uncomfortable with seeing certain color combinations. Luckily, nature provides area residents with many pleasant… Read More

Money Does Grow On Trees With Pines

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… Read More

Southern Black Widow Spiders are Venomous

Les Harrison is the Wakulla County Extension Director. Out-of-the way corners in abandoned places conjure up a variety of disquieting images. The eerie silence in these neglected locales gives way to the subtle scurrying of… Read More