Larry Williams

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Name: Larry Williams
Date registered: February 29, 2012

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  1. Multiple Locations to Get Lawn, Landscape and Garden Help — May 22, 2017
  2. Container Gardening Lecture & Mini Plant Sale — May 15, 2017
  3. 2017 4-H Summer Camp at Camp Timpoochee & May Plant Clinic — May 8, 2017
  4. Master Gardener Spring Plant Sale & Native Plant Trail Tour — April 13, 2017
  5. April’s Plant Clinic & Should I Put Sand on My Lawn? — April 11, 2017

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Multiple Locations to Get Lawn, Landscape and Garden Help

The University of Florida has offices in all 67 Florida Counties. These Extension offices are part of the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and they offer you the “front door” to UF experts. UF/IFAS Extension in Okaloosa County now offers assistance to citizens with lawn, landscape and garden questions at three …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/05/22/multiple-locations-to-get-lawn-landscape-and-garden-help/

Container Gardening Lecture & Mini Plant Sale

A little imagination, a decorative container and appropriate plants can turn a bare spot into a splash of color. Consider using a container of annuals to add color to a backyard deck or a paved entrance way. Or what about that area under the tree where grass doesn’t want to grow and where it would …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/05/15/container-gardening-lecture-mini-plant-sale/

2017 4-H Summer Camp at Camp Timpoochee & May Plant Clinic

Do you need something fun and educational for your child to do this summer? The Okaloosa County Extension Office has a suggestion for you – Camp Timpoochee. Camp Timpoochee, located in Niceville on the Choctawhatchee Bay, is the site for 4-H Camp for Okaloosa County. The 2017 camp for Okaloosa will be June 5-9 for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/05/08/2017-4-h-summer-camp-at-camp-timpoochee-may-plant-clinic/

Master Gardener Spring Plant Sale & Native Plant Trail Tour

Spring Plant Sale Okaloosa County Master Gardeners will hold their Spring Plant Sale 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 22 at the Extension Annex located at 127 W. Hollywood Boulevard in Fort Walton Beach. There will be a great selection of plants, including many hard-to-find Florida-friendly and UF/IFAS recommended varieties grown by Okaloosa County …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/04/13/master-gardener-spring-plant-sale-native-plant-trail-tour/

April’s Plant Clinic & Should I Put Sand on My Lawn?

This year’s first plant clinic will be held Friday, April 14 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Fort Walton Beach at the Okaloosa County Extension building, 127 W. Hollywood Blvd. Bring a fresh sample of the weed, plant, insect, etc., that you’d like diagnosed to the clinic. This may include a plant stem with …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/04/11/aprils-plant-clinic-should-i-put-sand-on-my-lawn/

Upcoming Lawn & Gardening Events in Northwest Florida

Many people become frustrated with their lawns here in Florida. Our climate, sandy soils and pest problems are unique compared to most areas of the U.S. Most people follow incorrect lawn care practices in Florida. As a result, they waste money, water, fertilizer and end up with a disappointing lawn. To address some of the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/03/31/upcoming-lawn-gardening-events-in-northwest-florida/

Tomato Troubles & Upcoming Tomato Seminar

Tomatoes are popular in the home garden and the Extension office receives many calls from gardeners concerning their tomato troubles. Willie Chance, Extension Vegetable Crops Specialist in Georgia, describes common tomato problems in today’s article. Blossom-end rot causes the blossom-end of a tomato to become dry, brown and leathery. It’s caused by calcium deficiency in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/03/10/tomato-troubles-upcoming-tomato-seminar/

2017 Home Show Includes Lawn, Citrus and Landscape Seminars

This year’s Home Show, sponsored by the Building Industry Association of Okaloosa & Walton Counties (BIA), will include lawn, citrus and landscape seminars. The Home Show will be held February 25 and 26 at the Emerald Coast Convention Center on Okaloosa Island, located at 1250 Miracle Strip Parkway SE in Fort Walton Beach. On Saturday, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/02/16/2017-home-show-includes-lawn-citrus-and-landscape-seminars/

Eco-Nomic Living Expo at Santa Rosa Mall Saturday, Feb. 11

Come join the University of Florida/IFAS Extension Office for the 2017 Eco-Nomic Living Expo at the Santa Rosa Mall in Mary Esther on Saturday, February 11. This year’s Expo begins a 10 am and ends at 3 pm and includes seminars, activities for the entire family, educational exhibits and door prizes. The theme for the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/02/03/eco-nomic-living-expo-at-santa-rosa-mall-saturday-feb-11/

Seminar on native azaleas and rhododendrons

Native azaleas are a treasure and can be a showstopper in your landscape. Used correctly, they literally can cause people to stop and ask, “What is that plant” as they are so spectacular in full bloom. There are a number of different species, all in the Rhododendron genus, with flower color ranging from white to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/10/17/seminar-on-native-azaleas-and-rhododendrons/

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