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‘GONE TO SEED’ ISN’T A BAD THING IN TREES, PLANTS

    By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director “Gone to seed” it is a distinctly American agricultural saying, usually with very negative connotations when applied to people, places and things.  The implication is the… Read More

MISTLETOE IS A PARASITIC PLANT IN HARDWOOD TREES

  By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director   Rudolph is polishing his nose and checking the intensity just in in case fog rolls in. Wakulla County’s children are ticking off the minutes and are,… Read More

Creeping Indigo Is An Invasive Brought In As Forage

  By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The term creeping has many negative implications.  It conveys sneaky behavior with potentially malevolent intent. The definition of creeping could be updated to the equivalent of internet… Read More

Native Berries In Wakulla County

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director There is the often quoted Biblical admonition “By your fruits you will be known,” which commonly comes up when discussing behavior. In other words, a reputation will ultimately… Read More

Cicadas Are The Night Music Of North Florida

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director August nights in Wakulla County are unique for their frenetic activity and riotous sounds. In contrast to local February evenings with its silence broken by the occasional barred… Read More

My Little Chickadee – A Songbird Native To Wakulla

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Exceptionally few entertainers have been able to transition across the generations and still amuse a wide variety of audiences. The theatrical acts which held the attention of crowds… Read More

Dirt Daubers Nests Are Built For The Young To Snack

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Snack foods are a typical American part of the summer break from school and a vacation staple. There are so many from which to choose, each with its… Read More

Mimosas Are A Beauty And The Beast Combo

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director It is easy to notice the display of bright pink puffs erupting on low-growing trees along Wakulla County’s roadside. A closer look will reveal the attractive ferny foliage… Read More

Snowy Egrets Are Common Along Gulf Coast

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Much to the envy of residents further north, Wakulla County’s inhabitants can still visit the coast on selected days in February without parkas and snowshoes. Nothing says fun… Read More

Seeds

By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director A stroll thought the woods, a field or any other landscape may seem a bit drab in early February’s cool days. With few exceptions, the dormant season is… Read More