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UF/IFAS Extension
Gulf County County

From energy conservation to growing better tomatoes to helping youngsters develop self-esteem, University of Florida/Gulf County Extension Service offers a wealth of practical information for today’s families.

Contact

gulf@ifas.ufl.edu
(850) 639-3200
232 E. Lake Ave., P.O. Box 250
Wewahitchka, FL 32465

Hours

Main Office: Monday - Friday
Open to Public: 8am - 4pm Central Time
Satellite Office: 502 E. 4th Street, Port St. Joe, FL 32456 (days/times vary)

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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

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

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    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

    Cabbage: What Every Fall Garden Needs
    Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Clemens   Now that August/September is here, it is time to start some cabbage seeds.  Cabbage (Brassica oleracea var

    09/10/2021