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Stinkbug Is An Accurate Description Of This Insect

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Office Sometimes a name may actually describe the dominant characteristic of its owner. In this day of marketing exaggerations, and occasionally outright misrepresentations, the experience can be quite refreshing. For example, it… Read More

In the Garden Now – Carrots

By Gohar Umar, FAMU Extension Horticulture Agent, and Shelley Swenson, UF/IFAS Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Spring is here and carrots are one of the few vegetables growing which are ready to be harvested. Since carrots are a… Read More

Two Different Sages Grow In Wakulla County

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director History is replete with stories of sages. These individuals have attained wisdom far beyond the level of the common man or woman. As such, these special people are able to see… Read More

Carpet Beetles Are Small, But Can Cause Big Damage

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director As contrite and well-worn as the statement is, springtime is truly the season of renewal and rebirth. The warming temperatures and ample rain, with last weekend’s precipitation being a little too… Read More

Spring Means Time To Fertilize Landscape

  By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director With the beginning of April, spring is in full swing. The residents of Wakulla County are heading out of doors to engage in the wide array of available activities. One… Read More

Spring Is Here – Bad News For Cool Season Plants

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Spring 2016’s official start came earlier this week. The yo-yo thermometer readings will soon give way to consistently warm weather, and hopefully, ample and consistent rain showers. The old saying “April… Read More

Learn About Monarchs and Milkweed at the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Service Open House and Wakulla Master Gardener Plant sale

This week’s showers are stimulating all kinds of plant growth and development. Some are producing showy, bright blooms now while others will be blooming later. Some of these plants are critically important to specific insects. Without the host… Read More

Upcoming UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Open House and Master Gardener Plant Sale

Wakulla County’s winter gardens are almost done, with many vegetable plants bolting or sending up shoots to produce blossoms and seed.   At that occurrence, their value as a food source steeply declines. All the plant’s efforts are… Read More