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Tag: Master Gardener

Happy Hundredth Anniversary To Florida’s Cooperative Extension Service

This is the centennial of Florida’s Cooperative Extension Service, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of all Floridains. We visit the Wakulla county office to see some of the things they do… Click here to view the… Read More

Persimmon: Sweet Fall Treat

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent October is a month to enjoy. The weather is cooling, many native wildflowers are putting on a brilliant display… Read More

What’s in the Garden Now – Tomatoes

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Clara Foran, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Temporary Program Aide The hot days and humid nights of August 2015 are not prime for vegetable gardening. This period… Read More

Carpenter Bees Nest by Boring Tunnels into Wood

In the insect world in Wakulla County and the southeast, being a carpenter has much different implications. Eastern Carpenter Bees (Xylocopa virginica) are the most common of several carpenter bee species. Click here for the entire article.

What’s in the Garden Now- Brussels Sprouts

By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson, Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent. The winter of 2013/14 will long be remembered for being a cold one.  The January 2014 storm sent temperatures plummeting and… Read More

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Mimosa Trees

  While driving around Wakulla County this summer it was easy to notice a display of pink puffs erupting in low-growing trees along the roadside. A closer look will reveal the attractive ferny foliage and delicately beautiful pink-and-white… Read More

FABULOUS FOOD COOKING SCHOOL: Salsa Garden

Tomatoes abundant, onions overwhelming, and peppers aplenty?  Put them to good use making tasty salsas. Prepare new recipes and sample the results at the Salsa Garden class. Also included with this workshop are organic, container, and hydroponics gardening techniques to help you… Read More

What’s In The Garden Now – Carrots

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Clara Foran, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Temporary Program Aide Spring 2015 is about to officially end in a few weeks, but one cool season crop is… Read More

What’s In The Garden Now – Radishes

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent As the old saying goes, April showers bring May flowers, but there is much more to April. While many… Read More