by Les Harrison
“If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing,” so said English essayist Thomas Penson De Quincey. This early 19th century writer and social commentator published extensively on ... READ MORE
Color Hiding in Your Landscape
With Spring 2018 barely out of the starting gate, all kinds of plants are sprouting and producing blooms. This week’s last gasp of winter temperatures slowed the progress, but only slightly.
Much like the ... READ MORE
Higher Temperatures Have Reactivated The Insect Population
Recent frigid temperatures aside, spring 2018 officially starts in less than a week. While it is not the coldest approach to the spring equinox, it is certainly in the top five in recent ... READ MORE
2018 4-H Computer Coding Day Camp
June 11th - 13th
Ages: 8-12 Cost: $60
Only 15 Spots Available
Class Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
For Information on Day Camps contact Rachel Pienta @ 850-926-3931.
For more information on all ... READ MORE
2018 4-H Grilling Day Camp
This summer join Wakulla 4-H for a fun day of grilling! Only ten slots available! The participants are going to learn how to cook outside using a grill and what tools you need to use for grilling meats, vegetables, ... READ MORE
by Les Harrison
Sometimes things just get reversed and cause complication. Such seems to be the case with February and March 2018 in Wakulla County.
February was, for the most part, balmy by most standards and had many residents thinking ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension is proud to host the Open House and Master Gardner Plant sale on April 7th at our 84 Cedar Avenue office in Crawfordville.
Open House Message from Les Harrison
Have ... READ MORE
Common pokeweed (Phytolacca americana) is a perennial weed native of North American. It is frequently found in pastures, as well as fence-rows, row crop fields, and wooded areas.
All parts of the plant contain saponins, oxalates, ... READ MORE
Prep Work for Season Wind-down
The seasonal slowdown is underway, at least for some of the farm’s rolling stock and motorized equipment. This does not equate to an idle period for the farm manager who is responsible for maintaining the engines ... READ MORE
By Les Harrison
Even without Hurricane Irma, 2017 in Wakulla County had ample rain. Along with being a benefit to farmers and homeowners, the rains replenished the rivers, ponds and swamps.
No doubt the frogs were happy, or at least satisfied, ... READ MORE