Tag: wakulla

Swarming is a sign of bees looking for a new home

Swarmiing Bees WN 3-22-19 feat

Spring is the high season for moving to a new location offers many benefits, but challenges too.  The big housing question is where is a suitable relocation site which will offer all the amenities needed with the prospects… Read More

Annual Master Gardener Plant Sale April 6, 2019

MG 5th Annual Plant Sale feat

Herbs and Vegetable Plants This spring we will have several different herbs and vegetables for sale.  Plants have been propagated from seeds or cuttings from Master Gardeners’ right here in our area.  Plants are suited to our local… Read More

Wild plums are blooming; sparkleberry will soon

Being refined can be a desirable quality.  It reflects a process in which the best possible features have been distilled and are on display. With this refining process there are traits which are curbed, and sometimes lost forever. … Read More

Wakulla Spring Plant Sale – Saturday, April 6th

Spring Plant Sale feat 2019

Plant Showcase The Wakulla Master Gardeners are busy dividing plants from their own yards or raising seedlings for this year’s plant sale.  Here are a few of the plants we will have available for the plant sale: Oak… Read More

Scale insects are common on ornamental plants

Scale Insects Photo by Les Harrison

White flecks of a different kind White flecks in the landscape tend to attract attention, especially in January. This irregular pattern is not a common site in Wakulla County’s earth toned countryside and manicured home sites. Most recall… Read More

Winter Pruning

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January: Perfect for Pruning What a lovely start to 2019!  Even with the rain, the temperatures have been ideal for winter gardening.  Cleaning up the landscape is a good winter chore, with raking and mulching flower and ornamental… Read More

The elegant stinkhorn (Mutinus elegans)

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Fungi Species The recent rains have been ample to make the plants and trees grow. Even this late in the year the moisture supports growth, but in December the development usually takes place unseen below ground. That is… Read More

MASTER GARDENER TRAINING FOR 2019

Master Gardener 2018 Graduates

By: Les Harrison Thank you for your interest in the 2019 Florida Master Gardener Program The course will be offered beginning January 17, 2019 for the 15 weekly classes. The deadline for registration is January 17, 2019. Your… Read More

2018 Master Gardener Graduation Celebration

Master Gardener Certificate Feat

5 Master Gardener Program Candidates On Thursday evening, December 6th, we celebrated graduation for 5 Master Gardener Program candidates.  Our students completed a rigorous 50-hour course and each student logged in at least 75 hours of service in… Read More