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Tag: Master Gardener

Invasive Vines

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 may… Read More

Controlling Summer Weeds

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director As parents ready their children for the new school year, nature is already preparing for next spring by sending out mass quantities of seeds for the… Read More

Free Plant Propagation Workshop!

The UF/IFAS Wakulla County Master Gardener Program is offering a Plant Propagation Workshop this Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. The class will be taught by Connie Kolias, a long time participant in the Leon… Read More

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

Marigolds

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Summer landscape projects can strain human endurance and personal financial stability.  There are many competing options during this growing season, but keeping the home landscape colorful,… Read More

Prickly Invaders: Tropical Soda Apple and Spurweed

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Though tropical soda apple may sound like an exotic, fizzy drink, it is a conqueror of yards and gardens. Those little melon-like fruits may look cute,… Read More

Adam’s Needle and Spanish Bayonets

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Those who have never visited Florida tend to imagine the entire state encompassed by sprawling, white sand beaches and palm trees. Though our state is famous… 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