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It’s Autumn And The Leaves Are Changing Colors


October 27, 2015

Les Harrison is the Wakulla County Extension Director One certainty with Mondays in autumn, about half the college football fans are uncomfortable with seeing certain color combinations. Luckily, nature provides area residents with many pleasant ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Agriculture, Agricutlure, Dormant, Education, Environment, Fall Colors, General Information, Growing, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Sweet Gum, UF/IFAS, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Sweetgum Trees


August 14, 2015

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Most Wakulla natives will have no problem identifying the sweetgum tree, due to its unique--and painful--burrs, yet few know of the superstition behind them. Besides being sold ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Burr, Environment, Extension, Florida, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Local, Native, Native Plants, Natural Resource, Natural Wakulla, Nature, North Florida, Painful, Plants, Sharp, Species, Sweet Gum, Sweetgum, The Wakulla News, Tree, Trees, Wakulla, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, Wildlife

Sweetgum Trees


August 14, 2015

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Most Wakulla natives will have no problem identifying the sweetgum tree, due to its unique--and painful--burrs, yet few know of the superstition behind them. Besides being sold ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Ball, Burr, Community, Environment, Florida, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Grow, Growing, Landscape, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Painful, Plant, Spikes, Sweet Gum, Sweetgum, Tree, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Sweet Gum and Yaupon


February 10, 2015

Les Harrison is your local UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Yaupon and sweet gum have a history dating back before Seminoles roamed this region. Yaupon was used in ceremonies as a natural “cleanse,” resulting in settlers giving ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Big Bend Wakulla, Burr, Burrs, Environment, Extension, Florida, Invasive, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Local, Native, Native Plants, Natural Resource, Natural Wakulla, Nature, North Florida, Rain, Sweet Gum, The Wakulla News, Trees, Wakulla, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, Yaupon

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