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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 County Master Gardener… Read More

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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 apparitions that makes… Read More

Mushrooms

June 2015 has been consistent from a weather standpoint, wet and quite warm days with cooler humid nights. It appears Wakulla County’s July 2015 is heading in the same direction. This consistent pattern portends a variety of events… 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 familiar red, orange,… Read More

Crabapples and Sparkleberries Grow Wild in Wakulla

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director There is a phenomenal difference between what grows in the wild and what we grow on farms. Thanksgiving turkey, for example: when compared to wild turkey, the difference is… 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, but the menacing… 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 for its coast,… Read More

What’s In Season Now?

Shelley Swenson is your local Family & Consumer Science Extension Agent III, UF/IFAS Wakulla County. Summer is the perfect time for tropical fruit! Luckily, there are several varieties available fresh from Florida–one of them is guava! Some may… Read More