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Expect A Bumper Crop Of Yellowflies, Lovebugs


May 11, 2017

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The somewhat unseasonably cool weather of the past week has been a pleasant contrast to the hot, humid days to come. Still, the insect population is getting ready for what should be a banner ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Environment, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Farming, Gardening, General Information, Insects, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Pest, UF/IFAS, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Mild Winter Means Lots Of Grasshoppers


May 3, 2017

  By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director It looks like 2017 will be one for the record books, at least in Wakulla County. A winter with relatively warm temperatures, albeit a late March frost, and many plants blooming quite ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Community, Environment, Family And Consumer Sciences, Farming, Florida, Fun, Garden, General Information, Insects, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plant, Plants, Trees, UF/IFAS, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

English Peas Grow Successfully In The Wakulla Spring


April 21, 2017

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director and Gohar Umar FAMU Extension Horticulture Specialist April in Wakulla County is a transitional gardening month. Both spring and winter gardens are being tended, with the winter crops coming ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Families & Consumers, Farming, Florida, Food, Food Safety, Fun, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Grow, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plant, Plants, UF/IFAS, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Smilax Is A Vine That Can Be Difficult To Control


April 21, 2017

  By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Sometimes appearances really do represent the situation at hand. It can be good, or it can be bad. With spring 2017 literally covering Wakulla County, the observer must be focused ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environment, Extension, Farming, Florida, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Grow, Growing, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plant, Plants, Trees, UF/IFAS, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Plasterer Bees Are Swarming This Time Of Year


April 13, 2017

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director There are certain sounds which attract the immediate attention of people and set off instinctive reactions. Car alarms and sirens are two good examples. At the first sound of a car alarm, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Community, Environment, Extension, Families & Consumers, Farming, FCS, Florida, Food, Fun, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Insects, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Pest, Plant, Plants, Trees, UF/IFAS, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Purple Nutsedge Is An Invasive That Squeezes Out Native Grasses


April 6, 2017

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The return of consistent warm weather to Wakulla County has many residents thinking about the state of their lawns. Mowing, fertilizing, weeding and patching bald spots are now the focus of ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environment, Extension, Farming, Florida, Garden, General Information, Grow, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plants, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Blackberries Can Be Tough To Control


March 31, 2017

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Spring 2017 has officially arrived in Wakulla County. The start began on March 20 at 6:29 A.M. eastern daylight time. . With this seasonal milepost comes all the recurrent activities, many ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Pests & Disease
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environment, Extension, Families & Consumers, Farming, FCS, Florida, Food, Fun, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plant, Plants, Trees, UF/IFAS, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Brown Pelicans Are A Common Sight


March 30, 2017

By Les Harrison Living in Wakulla County has a variety of exceptional benefits. The natural environment is a feature visitors travel great distances to experience and enjoy during their leisure periods. While some residents may take this ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Community, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Family And Consumer Sciences, Florida, Fun, General Information, Les Harrison, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Muscadine Grape Vines: Difficult To Control In Your Landscape


March 24, 2017

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The climb to the top is always a challenge, but it is the goal of many. The route is never a straight line or simple. There are constantly obstacles to identify, assess and then overcome. ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Farming, Florida, Food, Fun, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Grow, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plant, Plants, Trees, UF/IFAS, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Boating Safety Courses With The United States Coast Guard Auxillary Offered At The UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension


March 22, 2017

  If you are interested in an exciting, in-depth boating safety course, check out the in classroom (seminar) version of our popular online boating course. This beginner boating class will give you the knowledge needed to obtain a boat ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Community, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Florida, Fun, General Information, Wakulla, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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