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4-H Youth Sewing Day Camp

Youth can learn to use a sewing machine and make their own pillow at this beginner level sewing day camp!  This event is open to youth ages 8-18 and the cost is only $25.  Lunch and all materials are included.  The Sewing Day Camp will be January 3, 2017 from 9am to 3pm at 3098 …

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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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Final Plant Clinic for 2016 to be held October 14

The final plant clinic of the year will be held Friday, October 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Fort Walton Beach at the Okaloosa County Extension building, 127 W. Hollywood Blvd. The plant clinic provides a place and time for people to bring in samples of plants for diagnosis including weeds for identification. …

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Seminar on attracting butterflies and hummingbirds this Wednesday

I always enjoy being outdoors and watching butterflies and hummingbirds as we move into late summer and fall. Fall is the peak season for butterflies in the Florida Panhandle and there are a surprising number of hummingbirds that migrate to our area as they seek out our mild weather during the winter months. In fact, …

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September Gardening & Master Gardener Fall Plant Sale

As we move into September, we can expect some relief from summer’s heat and humidity. This change offers a time to possibly catch up on landscape jobs. September also offers a favorable time to purchase and plant some landscape plants. And the Okaloosa County Master Gardeners can assist with this. They are holding a Fall …

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Plant Clinic in Fort Walton Beach Friday, September 9

The September plant clinic will be held Friday, September 9 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Fort Walton Beach at the Okaloosa County Extension building, 127 W. Hollywood Blvd. The plant clinic provides a place and time for people to bring in samples of plants for diagnosis including weeds for identification. Bring a fresh …

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Journey to more self-sufficient food production seminar

Would you like to grow more of your own food? If so, you may be interested in an upcoming gardening seminar being offered at the UF/IFAS Extension Office in Okaloosa County. Karen Harper and Marg Stewart, Okaloosa County Master Gardeners, will present an amazing look into their quests to grow more of their own food …

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August Plant Clinic this Friday in Fort Walton Beach

The August plant clinic will be held Friday, August 12 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Fort Walton Beach at the Okaloosa County Extension building, 127 W. Hollywood Blvd. The plant clinic provides a place and time for people to bring in samples of plants for diagnosis including weeds for identification. Bring with you a …

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Creating Beautiful Color Pots seminar

There are areas in most landscapes where it is not practical or possible to bring in the tiller and create a flowerbed. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have color in those areas. A little imagination, a decorative container and appropriate plants can turn a bare spot into a splash of color. Consider using a …

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Are You Prepared For A Storm?

Hurricane season is upon us and it is already an active season!  To help you be prepared for a storm, we have made several videos on the following topics: Food Inventory, Important Documents, Landscape, Children, Livestock, Boats, Post Storm Issues. For other valuable resources on planning for a storm, go to:  Hurricane Preparedness and Recovery. …

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