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Oct 2020 MGV Linda Clemens feat

Moonflower (Ipomoea alba)


October 14, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Clemens   Last night, I counted 15 moonflowers blooming on the fence around the vegetable garden. The huge white flowers, 6 to 8 inches in diameter, open at sunset and close again in the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Florida, Garden, Gardening, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Plants, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
Extending Bloom Time October 2020 feat

Extending Bloom Time


October 7, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer JoAnn Green   I was in a local nursery last week looking for some flowering plants to replenish some of my container planters. I wasn’t alone in my search for some color during this transition ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Garden, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Plants, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
Sept 2020 MGV Linda Clemens

True Indigo (Indigofera tinctoria)


September 9, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Clemens   A couple of years ago, I visited Kingsley Plantation in Jacksonville, part of the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve. An interpretive garden contained many of the crop plants ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: General Information, Growing, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardeners, Plants, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
WMGV Ask MH Part 2 Aug 2020

Building a Dry Garden Bed


September 2, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer   In a previous blog, I described plants to consider using in a dry garden bed. Now I will describe what it takes to create the bed. Doing something like this is definitely a winter ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Florida, Florida Panhandle, Garden, Gardening In The Panhandle, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Living Well In The Panhandle, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Panhandle, Panhandle Agriculture, Panhandle Gardening, Panhandle Outdoors, Panhandle-livingwell, Plants, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
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
Aztec Grass June 2020

Aztec Grass, Mondo Grass, and Lioriope for Shady Areas


June 3, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer JoAnn Green   All three of these non-native ‘grasses’ make lovely groundcovers and borders in the shady landscape. Each prefers partial shade, and a few do okay in sunnier areas. They are ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Garden, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Natural Wakulla, Plants, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
Shady Garden Native Trees February 2020

Two Evergreens for the Winter Landscape


February 6, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer JoAnn Green There are few plants that offer color (other than browns or grays) in the winter landscape. Most perennials die back or lose their leaves in the cooler weather. Cast Iron plants (Aspidistra elatior) ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping,
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Natural Resources, Plants, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
Berries WN 7-11-19 feat Photo by: Les Harrison

Summer’s fruit, berries and nuts


September 3, 2019

July 11, 2019   North Florida summer In case it has escaped anyone’s attention, July 2019 is turning out to be a hot and humid month. This trend is not a surprise for anyone who has lived in Wakulla County for at least twelve months, ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn,
Tags: Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Natural Wakulla, Plants, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
Natural Wakulla Fall Wildflower Festival Plant Sale

Natural Wakulla Fall Wildflower Festival and Plant Sale


September 21, 2018

By Les Harrison Natural Wakulla Fall Wildflower Festival and Plant Sale Saturday, September 22, 2018 9:00am - 1:00pm UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Office 84 Cedar Avenue Crawfordville, FL 32327   Les Harrison said, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Educational, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Farming, Florida, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Insects, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Living Well In The Panhandle, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Plants, Sustainable Living, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
gardeners north Florida

September Gardens 9-13-2018


September 17, 2018

By Les Harrison Gardeners In North Florida September is a month of curious contradictions and juxtapositions, at least for gardeners in north Florida. Depending on the individual characteristics of the environmental factors of the year, events ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Community, Educational, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Farming, Florida, Food, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Insects, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Plants, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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