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Spiderwort and Rustweed

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director It is said that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but what if that rose was called spiderwort? Surely, one would have reservations about handling… Read More

Upcoming: Milkweed & Monarchs Workshop

Friday, May 8th, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. we will be offering a workshop on the life cycle of monarch butterflies. The milkweed plant plays an essential part in the monarchs journey–without it, the butterflies would not… Read More

Update 2: Master Gardener Plant Sale

Saturday, April 25th, from 9am-1pm, the Master Gardeners will be at Hudson Park selling plants and answering gardening questions. This week, we will be featuring some of the plants offered at the sale. Today’s featured plants are tomato… Read More

Grasshoppers are Emerging, Ready to Eat

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director The ample amount of rainfall these last few weeks has local plants opening their leaves wide in anticipation of sunnier weather. Unfortunately, those leaves are an edible picnic blanket… Read More

Grasshoppers are Emerging, Ready to Eat

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director The ample amount of rainfall these last few weeks has local plants opening their leaves wide in anticipation of sunnier weather. Unfortunately, those leaves are an edible picnic blanket… Read More

The Green Scene

Outdoor Recreation: Places to Go, Things to See Shelley Swenson is your local Family & Consumer Science Extension Agent III, UF/IFAS Wakulla County We live in the recreation capital of Florida when it comes to outdoor activities. It… Read More

What’s In the Garden Now — Radishes

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent As the old saying goes, April showers will bring May flowers, but there is much more to April. While… Read More

Things Bad About Spring: Return of Biting Insects

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Florida is famous for beautiful beaches, sunny weather and abundant wildlife within a wide variety of ecosystems. These are the features which make living here great. With all that… Read More

Check Out the Master Gardener Newsletter!

The Wakulla Gardener is a quarterly publication put together by our very own Master Gardeners and specialists for educating the public about everything lawn and garden! The most recent issue includes information on the following subjects: Choosing the… Read More

Native Flowers Overlooked for Cultivated Blooms

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director The pastel palette of Spring is here at last. The warm air is abuzz with hummingbirds and bees discovering their new favorite flowers to visit. Some of the most… Read More