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In The Garden Now: Vegetable Economics

      By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Vegetable gardening has many highly desirable benefits.  These range from it being a good source of exercise, an opportunity to produce fresh produce which may… Read More

In The Garden Now: Squash

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director An often asked question at the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension office during gardening season is which cultivar is best to plant. The response is usually the nebulous sounding… Read More

In The Garden Now: Heirlooms

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director As the old saying goes “August weather is fit for neither man nor beast,” and it is not making gardening a lot of fun either. High humidity, 90… Read More

In The Garden Now: Eggplants

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director, and Gohar Umar, FAMU Horticulture Specialist. The summer temperatures have transformed the vegetable gardens of Wakulla County. The daily 90 degree plus thermometer readings and the typical… Read More

In The Garden Now: Tomatoes And Peppers

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Gohar Umar, FAMU Horticulture Extension Agent Two locally popular vegetables are currently being cultivated in the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Master Gardener demonstration garden in Crawfordville for… Read More

In the Garden Now – Carrots

By Gohar Umar, FAMU Extension Horticulture Agent, and Shelley Swenson, UF/IFAS Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Spring is here and carrots are one of the few vegetables growing which are ready to be harvested. Since… Read More

In The Garden Now – Spinach

By Shelley Swenson, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, and Gohar Umar, Horticulture Specialist Almost everyone has seen an old Popeye cartoon where the long suffering sailor gains super strength after consuming a can of spinach…. Read More

In The Garden Now: Onions

By Les Harrison, County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension The winter weather has finally arrived.  While temperatures have been erratic and exceptional, to say… Read More