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Sassafras Was Once The Base For Root Beer


August 10, 2018

By, Les Harrison Sassafras Albidum Sassafras albidum is a deciduous native with a long history of multiple uses in panhandle Florida and far beyond. Leaves of this tree have turned up in the fossil record from eons ago. Sassafras has many ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Forests, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Recreation, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Educational, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Florida, Garden, General Information, Growing, Health, Horticulture, Http://www.ncsl.org/research/education/affirmative-action-overview.aspx, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Living Well In The Panhandle, Local, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Nutrition, Plants, Sustainable Living, Trees, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
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Lubber Grasshoppers Go By Other Aliases


August 6, 2018

By, Les Harrison Lubbers, Who? Having an alias can be a handy tool, especially if one’s deeds are perceived as less than honorable. Lubbers are guilty of the nom-de-crime permits the holder to wantonly commit all sorts of offences while ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Community, Educational, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Florida, Garden, General Information, Insects, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Plants, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Honeybees: Historic Pollinators


April 26, 2018

Article and Audio Introduction by Les Harrison The world of social media is always abuzz with a variety of topics. This time of year there are many postings on the nearly endless list of blooming flower which are brightening the landscapes ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Community, Educational, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Florida, Garden, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Insects, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Nature, North Florida, Plants, Trees, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Make Saving a Lifelong Habit


April 14, 2018

Article and Audio Introduction by Samantha Kennedy https://blogs.ifas.ufl.edu/wakullaco/files/2018/04/Make%20saving%20a%20habit.m4a According to the Federal Reserve, most Americans do not have enough money saved to even cover a $400 emergency. ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: FCS, Financial Education, Home Management, Money Management, Piggy Bank, Samantha Kennedy, Saving, Saving Money, Summer Camps, UF/IFAS, Wakulla County

April Gardening Tips


April 13, 2018

by Les Harrison At last it looks like the winter of 2018 has finished, at least in north Florida. The storm systems which are still heaping snow and ice on the northern tier states are producing April showers locally. Those April showers ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease
Tags: April 2018, Cultivating, Garden Pests, Growing, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, North Florida, Planting, Spring, UF/IFAS

Spiderwort and Rustweed Plants are Sprouting and Producing Blooms


March 22, 2018

Color Hiding in Your Landscape With Spring 2018 barely out of the starting gate, all kinds of plants are sprouting and producing blooms. This week’s last gasp of winter temperatures slowed the progress, but only slightly. Much like the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Educational, Environment, Extension, Florida, General Information, Landscape, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plants, UF/IFAS, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
Nectar is a major source for the mature insects.

Sweat Bees Are Pollinators With Panache


March 15, 2018

Higher Temperatures Have Reactivated The Insect Population Recent frigid temperatures aside, spring 2018 officially starts in less than a week. While it is not the coldest approach to the spring equinox, it is certainly in the top five in recent ... READ MORE

Category: Lawn, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Bugs, Florida Panhandle, Insects, Les Harrison, North Florida, Pollinator, Spring Time, Sweat Bees, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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