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How to Garden (or Not) on St. George Island, FL feat

How to Garden (or Not) on St. George Island, FL


October 20, 2021

Ask Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteer James Hargrove   “I am not retiring in Min-ne-so-ta, just so you know,” is how my dearly departed wife (Diane) informed me that she had her eye on St. George Island, FL. Then she ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Florida, Florida Master Gardener, FLORIDA MASTER NATURALIST PROGRAM, Https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/wakulla/master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Spice Up the Butterfly Garden with Mexican Sunflower


September 29, 2021

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Clemens This year, I tried something new for my butterfly garden. I wanted a tall, vigorous plant for my bed of sunflowers and giant cosmos, something that would bloom during hot weather and ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, Wakulla/master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/

Bay-Friendly Landscaping


September 22, 2021

Ask Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteer James Hargrove Residents of Franklin County all have two things in common: we live on or very near a bay or river, and we miss seeing the oystermen who made their living on the water for nearly ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Environment, Florida Master Gardener, FLORIDA MASTER NATURALIST PROGRAM, Franklin, Franklin County, Franklin County Extension, Franklin County Library, Master, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Wakulla/lawn--garden/, Wakulla/master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/
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Cabbage: What Every Fall Garden Needs


September 10, 2021

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Clemens   Now that August/September is here, it is time to start some cabbage seeds. Cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitate) is a versatile, useful vegetable that is very easy to grow here in ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, FLORIDA MASTER NATURALIST PROGRAM, Garden, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Our Stories, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
WMGV Ask M Hackmeyer Feb 2021

Sago Palm Cold Damage


February 25, 2021

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer Sago Palm (Cycas revoluta) is a common landscaping plant in our area and I have several in my yard. They are not actually palms, but members of the ancient Cycad (Cycadaceae) family. Their ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Garden, General Information, Growing, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
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Garden idea for full sun, dry area


August 19, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer   Do you have a hot, dry, full sun area that you would like to make into some kind of interesting garden bed? First let me be clear when I say ‘full sun’, I mean all day sun. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Florida, Garden, General Information, Growing, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Master Gardner, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
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Summer Gardening – Tips for Beating the Heat


July 22, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer JoAnn Green   Whew! It was a hot July, and the start of August looks like it will be about the same. I am not long in the garden during the height of summer; I just cannot take the heat and humidity ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: FLORIDA MASTER NATURALIST PROGRAM, Master, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog
Two Native Orn Shrubs July 2020

Two Native Ornamental Shrubs for Shade


July 1, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer JoAnn Green   Two lovely shrubs for part-shade are the American Beautyberry and Oak Leaf Hydrangea. Both plants grow to over 8 feet in height and width, so they need room to sprawl. Both plants ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Community, Environmentally Friendly, Garden, Growing, Horticulture, Insects, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Natural Wakulla, Plants, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
Pat Williams New Ext Director

Patrick Williams is new extension agent


June 4, 2020

The Wakulla News presents 6/4/2020 Article By WES MAYBERRY The Wakulla News Staff Writer Williams comes to Wakulla from position as residential horticulture agent in Sarasota County Extension Director Patrick Williams Patrick ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, , Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Garden, Gardening, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Natural Resources, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
WMGV Ask Michelle Hackmeyer May 2020

Eliminating Tree Seedling Permanently


May 20, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer Get Rid of Unwanted Vegetation Do you have little tree seedlings growing up along a fence, in a hedge, or near other shrubs? And every time you cut one down, three sprout from the stump, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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