Tag: Horticulture

Wax Myrtle

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Wax Myrtles actively produce berries during the winter season when most plants lie dormant. This quality makes them a valuable resource for our wildlife here in Wakulla County. Read… Read More

Master Gardener Classes Being Offered

Master Gardener classes are scheduled to begin on January 29, 2015 . Would you like to learn more about landscaping and gardening in our area? The Florida Master Gardener Volunteer Program offered by University of Florida/Wakulla County Extension… Read More

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

Crapemyrtle Tests Yield Four New Selections With Commercial Potential

Four new crapemyrtle selections (“Lagerstroemia limii (OP1)”, “L. limii (OP2)”, “L. subcostata (MS))”, and “L. subcostata (CA)”) were evaluated and compared to 11 commercially available cultivars (“Arapaho”, “Carolina Beauty”, “Fantasy”, “Miami”, “Natchez”, “Osage”, “Party Pink”, “Red Rocke”, “Rhapsody… Read More

Spring Master Gardening Training/Workshops

Spring Master Gardener Program Begins February 21, 2013 – Please call 850-926-3931 for more information or register online… Click here for Florida Master Gardener Application Form 2013… *Note: If you are having trouble submitting the form, try to… Read More

UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension Open House on June 23, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

[portfolio_slideshow] The growing season is here and there are some wonderful locally grown foods readily available.  Local gardens and orchards are bursting with fruits and vegetables. Locally produced, home grown fruits and vegetables have some very attractive features… Read More

UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension Office Open House June 23, 2012

The UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension Office is celebrating the Sesquicentennial of the Morrill Act, also known as the Land-Grant College Act with an open house on June 23, 2012. By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension DIrector Read More About… Read More

Wakulla Extension Offers Fun, Free Events

Join us for fun events 4-H Summer Camps – (each camp has a fee) click here for more information (note: Survival 101 is full and Bachelor/Bachelorette is canceled) Do you need help with your finances? Call for a Master Money Mentor… Read More