Tag: pest

Things Bad About Spring: Return of Biting Insects

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Florida is famous for beautiful beaches, sunny weather and abundant wildlife within a wide variety of ecosystems. These are the features which make living here great. With all that… Read More

Gall Wasps

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Mothers want what is best for their offspring. Surprisingly, one of the greatest mothers of all may be the tiny wasp, Callirhytis. Often mistaken as a fly, the gall… Read More

Pharaoh Ant

Pharaoh Ants nest in dark voids inside or around structures. Usual nest locations are wall voids, behind molding, in insulation in refrigerators, in cardboard, between sheets of paper and in soil of potted plants. Electric outlets and switch… Read More

Air Potatoes – Exotic Pest

Science fiction has a lot of entertainment value.  Imaginative authors are able to take a collection of improbable characteristics and encapsulate them in one being, then place the subject in a foreign location. Contact with the indigenous residents… Read More

Wakulla’s Nutty Pests

Thanksgiving is coming and with it all the wonderful traditional dishes from recipes passed down through the generations. Historically, these specialties have been concocted from locally produced foodstuffs, but with that distinctive and unique quality identified with family’s… Read More

A Series of Gardening Workshops

•A Series of Gardening Workshops Learn to Grow More Fruits and Vegetables Schedule

Learn To Grow More Fruits and Vegetables

View the following to learn about our series of gardening and landscape workshops starting March 17 and lasting through April 14 as well as Thursday Workshops and Master Gardener Training Registration . Learn to Grow More Fruits and… Read More

Bermudagrass Stem Maggot ? A New Pest in North Florida

By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director 850-926-3931. Thinking ahead to the warmer months in north Florida, hay producers may be facing a new concern for their bermudagrass fields this coming season. Producers need to more close exam-ine… Read More