Larry Williams

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Name: Larry Williams
Date registered: February 29, 2012

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  1. Learn about native plants by taking a stroll along our native plant trail — April 17, 2016
  2. Lawn burweed and April plant clinic — April 4, 2016
  3. Plant clinic and bee seminar offered in March — March 10, 2016
  4. 2016 Home Show includes lawn and garden seminars — February 25, 2016
  5. 2016 Camellia Workshop in Fort Walton Beach — February 2, 2016

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Learn about native plants by taking a stroll along our native plant trail

Native Plant Trail Wetland Area. Photo Credit: Larry Williams

Join us for a casual stroll along our native plant trail at the UF/IFAS Okaloosa County Extension Office from 10-11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 20. The Extension Office is located at 3098 Airport Road in Crestview. During the quarter mile walk we will view the variety of native plants listed in the Master Gardener prepared …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/04/17/learn-about-native-plants-by-taking-a-stroll-along-our-native-plant-trail/

Lawn burweed and April plant clinic

Lawn burweed is a winter annual weed that becomes problematic in spring. It is a low-growing weed with leaves somewhat resembling a miniature version of parsley. Burweed seeds germinate in fall. The plants remain small and inconspicuous during winter. It’s not until temperatures warm in spring that this innocent-looking and often unnoticed weed begins rapid …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/04/04/lawn-burweed-and-april-plant-clinic/

Plant clinic and bee seminar offered in March

Lichen on Crape Myrtle Tree. Photo Credit: Larry Williams, UF/IFAS Extension

Okaloosa County Master Gardeners will provide two gardening events this month at the Okaloosa County Extension Annex located at 127 W. Hollywood Boulevard in Fort Walton Beach. Plant Clinic The first plant clinic of this year will be provided by Okaloosa County Master Gardeners from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, March 11. The …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/03/10/plant-clinic-and-bee-seminar-offered-in-march/

2016 Home Show includes lawn and garden seminars

Centipedegrass Lawn, Photo Credit: Dr. J. Bryan Unruh, UF/IFAS Extension Turfgrass Specialist

This year’s Home Show, sponsored by the Building Industry Association of Okaloosa & Walton Counties (BIA), will include lawn and gardening seminars. The Home Show will be held February 27 and 28 at the Emerald Coast Convention Center on Okaloosa Island, located at 1250 Miracle Strip Parkway SE in Fort Walton Beach. On Saturday, February …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/02/25/2016-home-show-includes-lawn-and-garden-seminars/

2016 Camellia Workshop in Fort Walton Beach

The Greater Fort Walton Beach Camellia Society will conduct a free Camellia Workshop to introduce the camellia to area residents. This year’s workshop will be held Saturday, February 6 at the Okaloosa County Extension Annex, 127 NW Hollywood Boulevard in Fort Walton Beach. The workshop, which is free, is open to the public from 9AM …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/02/02/2016-camellia-workshop-in-fort-walton-beach/

New Year’s Resolutions for your Landscape Seminar

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The beginning of a New Year is a great time to evaluate your lawn, landscape and garden and to formulate resolutions for the New Year that will lead to improvements. Otherwise, you’re likely to move well into 2016 making the same old mistakes that resulted in failures and frustrations with your lawn, landscape and garden. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/12/21/new-years-resolutions-for-your-landscape-seminar/

Participate in Okaloosa County 2015 Peanut Butter Challenge

Donate Unopened Jars of Peanut Butter. Photo Credit: Jennifer Bearden, UF/IFAS Extension Agent

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 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/10/30/participate-in-okaloosa-county-2015-peanut-butter-challenge/

Wildflowers of Northwest Florida Seminar & Fall Plant Sale

Wildflowers at Okaloosa County Extension Office. Photo Credit: Larry Williams

We are blessed with a wealth of native wildflowers here in Northwest Florida, many of which are blooming now. We get many questions from the public related to the identification of these plants, usually when these wildflowers are in bloom. So, we thought we’d offer a seminar for the public titled, “Wildflowers of Northwest Florida.” …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/10/16/wildflowers-of-northwest-florida-seminar-fall-plant-sale/

Plant Clinic this Friday to Help Diagnose Lawn, Landscape & Garden Problems

A plant clinic will be held Friday, September 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Fort Walton Beach at the Okaloosa County Extension building, 127 W. Hollywood Boulevard. The plant clinic is designed to provide a place and time for people to bring in samples of plants for diagnosis, including weeds for identification. Bring …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/09/09/plant-clinic-this-friday-to-help-diagnose-lawn-landscape-garden-problems/

Success with Trees Seminar Wednesday, August 19

Healthy trees provide many benefits for our environment and landscapes here in Northwest Florida. They cool our surroundings, buildings and homes in the hot summer months. Trees provide aesthetically pleasing views, provide privacy and so much more. In order to have success with trees, we need to begin by selecting the right tree for the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/08/12/success-with-trees-seminar-wednesday-august-19/

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