Larry Williams

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Name: Larry Williams
Date registered: February 29, 2012

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  1. 2014 Turfgrass Expo & Field Day Includes Landscape Info — June 12, 2014
  2. 2014 Home Show includes landscape seminars — March 2, 2014
  3. Preventing tree failure Arbor Day program in Crestview — January 20, 2014
  4. Spring Into Vegetable Gardening Course — January 8, 2014
  5. Peanut butter challenge for Okaloosa County — October 22, 2013

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2014 Turfgrass Expo & Field Day Includes Landscape Info

2014-Turfgrass-Expo-Postcard

There is something for the professional, Master Gardener and homeowner at the 20th Annual Turfgrass Expo & Field Day. You’ll see and learn the newest in the areas of lawn grass varieties, weed control and many other topics related to selecting, establishing and maintaining a Florida lawn. Plus, the expo includes landscape info.  This University …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/06/12/2014-turfgrass-expo-field-day-includes-landscape-info/

2014 Home Show includes landscape seminars

This year’s Home Show, sponsored by the Building Industry Association of Okaloosa & Walton Counties, will include lawn and landscape seminars. The Home Show will be held March 8 and 9 at the Emerald Coast Convention Center on Okaloosa Island.   On Saturday, March 8 at 11am, Master Gardener Margaret Stewart will provide a seminar on …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/03/02/2014-home-show-includes-landscape-seminars-3/

Preventing tree failure Arbor Day program in Crestview

Many trees fail as a result of improper planting procedures. Planting too deep and not addressing circling roots at planting are common causes for tree failure. There are two main ways deep planting causes the decline or death of trees. It suffocates roots and rots the base of the trunk. Planting a tree too deeply …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/01/20/preventing-tree-failure-arbor-day-program-in-crestview/

Spring Into Vegetable Gardening Course

Spring Into Vegetable Gardening Flyer

If you have ever considered planting a spring vegetable garden, attend a 4-week series to learn all you need to get started. This workshop series, titled “Spring into Vegetable Gardening,” will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. starting January 14th and concluding on February 4th. The cost is $30 per …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/01/08/spring-into-vegetable-gardening-course/

Peanut butter challenge for Okaloosa County

Join Okaloosa County Extension along with University of Florida Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) and the Florida Peanut Producers Association to help take a bite out of hunger by participating in a local peanut butter drive.  We are competing against other peanut producing counties in the Panhandle for the most jars of peanut butter …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/10/22/peanut-butter-challenge-for-okaloosa-county/

Fall: Florida’s Best Gardening Season Seminar at Crestview Library

Fall - Florida's Best Gardening Season

Fall should be our busiest gardening season in North Florida. It’s a more comfortable time to be outdoors. Many plants only do well when planted during the cooler weather of fall. Fall planted trees and shrubs have a higher survival rate as compared to those planted in spring. Many nurseries have a better selection of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/09/25/fall-floridas-best-gardening-season-seminar-at-crestview-library/

2013 Fall Home & Garden Expo

The Fall Home and Garden Expo will take place Saturday, September 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Northwest Florida Fairgrounds, 1958 Lewis Turner Blvd. in Fort Walton Beach. The expo is brought to you by the Building Industry Association of Okaloosa-Walton Counties (BIA).  The Home & Garden Expo will feature exhibits of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/09/25/2013-fall-home-garden-expo/

2013 Turfgrass Expo & Field Day

There is something for the professional and homeowner at the 19th Annual Turfgrass Expo & Field Day. You’ll see and learn the newest in the areas of lawn grass varieties, weed control and many other topics related to selecting, establishing and maintaining a Florida lawn.  This University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/06/16/2013-turfgrass-expo-field-day/

How to Grow a North Florida Lawn Presentation

Growing a lawn in North Florida can be frustrating. With time, most people discover this. Our climate, sandy soils and pest problems are unique compared to most areas of the United States. You don’t have to play a guessing game in maintaining a Florida lawn.  I will discuss “Lawn Care in Northwest Florida” for the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/05/02/how-to-grow-a-north-florida-lawn-presentation/

Master Gardener Native Plant Sale

The Okaloosa County Master Gardeners will hold a Plant Sale featuring native plants. The Native Plant Sale will take place Saturday, April 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Northwest Florida Fairgrounds in Fort Walton Beach.  Florida has the greatest wealth of native plants for use in the home landscape as compared to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/04/12/master-gardener-native-plant-sale/

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