Tag: wakulla

Native Geraniums Are Early Bloomers

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The start of 2017 is likely to go down in history as one of the most colorful winters in recent memory. Camellia and azaleas cultivars, both with a non-native heritage, have… Read More

Azaleas Budding: A Product Of Mild Winter

  By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director There are those rare occasions when events do not meet expectations. Typically the observer has a list of questions which attempt to reconcile the validity of their suppositions with the… Read More

Camellias Bloom In North Florida’s Winter

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The pogo stick behavior of the thermometer has reflected the indecisive nature of the jet stream during the opening month of 2017. True it has been nicer to wear short sleeves… Read More

Stinkhorn Mushrooms Are Colorful Fungi

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Valentine’s Day is just a few days away and this month’s theme is evidenced by the color red. Red hearts, bows, roses (imported this time of year from South America) and… Read More

The Banded Water Snake: Often Confused With The Cottonmouth Water Moccasin

    By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Appearances, as the old saying goes, can be deceiving. If the owner of a certain look has the guise of something beneficial or someone famous, then the deception can… Read More

Saw Palmetto Is Native To Florida

    By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The visage of the palm fronds congers images of balmy tropics and sunny beaches, which is quite attractive given the recent subfreezing temperatures. The thatched roofs of seaside cabanas… 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, basic inclinations notwithstanding,… Read More

Bears Are The Largest Native Animal In Florida

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Being the biggest and most imposing has its advantages. Recognition is almost universal in the home locale where there is respect for the impressive appearance from some and fear of a… Read More

ASK SHELLEY: Wakulla Recycling Update

By Shelley Swenson Extension Agent III UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension I recently had the opportunity to ask questions of a representative from Waste Pro to clarify some of the “gray” areas concerning recycling in Wakulla County. It was… Read More

Daylilies Are Easy To Grow

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director “A penny saved is a penny earned” is the famously frugal advice from Poor Richard’s Almanac. The author Benjamin Franklin, elder statesman and founding father of the United States, offered this… Read More