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Palmetto

The next time you see a palmetto growing in the wild, take a moment to consider it may be the very same plant an early American explorer brushed by. Palmetto palms are prominent throughout the… Read More

The Mystery of Cypress Knees

Yes, the majestic cypress knee.. We’ve all seen (if not stubbed our toes on) them, but what is the purpose for these enigmatic protrusions from the earth?

Gall Wasps Create Tumor-Like Growths on Trees

The life cycle of these wasps is not completely understood as they have not been studied extensively. It has been verified the process begins when the female wasps emerge from twig galls in late spring… Read More

The equinox is upon us, bringing changes

The autumn equinox is Sunday, September 21, 2013. It is the official beginning of fall as the sun continues its daily retreat into the southern sky and the northern hemisphere repeats its regular annual tilt… Read More

Gall Wasps

The thinning leaves of autumn unveil and expose many of the trees in Wakulla County which have been concealed by their green cloak during the warmer months. Oaks, both deciduous and evergreen, may reveal a… Read More

A Series of Gardening Workshops

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

Arbor Day 2012

Free Trees at Arbor Day Festival Join Wakulla County Extension as we celebrate Arbor Day.  January 21st will find the 8thannual Crawfordville Arbor Day celebration – and tree giveaway – at Hudson Park.  Starting at… Read More