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UF/IFAS Extension
Franklin County

The UF/IFAS Extension, Franklin County, is a Federal/State/County partnership dedicated in expanding knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources and life sciences; while, enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making that information accessible.

Contact

Franklin@ifas.ufl.edu
850-653-9337
261 Dr. Frederick S. Humphries Street
Apalachicola, FL 32320

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fax: 850-370-1221

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Getting Older Amaryllis Bulbs to Bloom in the Garden
Ask Wakulla County Master Gardener Volunteer Jenny Lorch Two years ago, my husband and myself bought a home with a big garden in Crawfordville, Florida.  There were several amaryllis (Hippeastrum x hybridum) plants that looked good, but weren’t blooming

10/13/2021

What's Going on in Florida

Scallop Sitter Volunteer Program Returns to Bay, Gulf, and Franklin Counties
Scallop Restoration Efforts Can you remember where you were last spring? The uncertainty of each day seemed to go on forever. We planned several education programs that eventually were canceled or migrated to online events

05/12/2021

NFREC Quincy—100 Years of Service and Adaptation
It was the summer of 1978. I had just graduated with a BS degree in Agronomy from the Ohio State University

10/13/2021

Another great Florida Panhandle summer plant: Brown-eyed Susan
Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer   Recently I wrote about Firebush, Hamelia patens, a great summer shrub.  Today, it’s Brown-eyed Susan, Rudbeckia triloba, a tough summer flowering plant with a

10/08/2021

Second Mondays Plant Clinic Launch October 11th
In gardening, brown or black spotted leaves, insect chewing, or sticky oozing sap on plants is most often an indicator of disease problems or growth issues. This causes us to worry and seek answers as to why this is occurring

10/01/2021

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    Bay-Friendly Landscaping
    Ask Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteer James Hargrove Residents of Franklin County all have two things in common:  we live on or very near a bay or river, and we miss seeing the oystermen who made their living on the water for nearly 200 years.  In 2012, the oyster-fishery industry collapsed changing most aspects of daily life

    09/22/2021

    4-H Wakulla Welcomes Christine (Christy) Pearson
    UF/IFAS EXTENSION HIRES NEW WAKULLA 4-H PROGRAM ASSISTANT LEADER CHRISTINE PEARSON CONTACT INFO - (850) 901-7092, EMAIL: CHRISTINEPEARSON@UFL.EDU         Crawfordville, FL - Wakulla 4-H Agent Dr

    09/14/2021