Northwest District Regional Master Gardener Conference: Hot Topics

Northwest District Regional Master Gardener Conference: Hot Topics October 26th and 27th, 2016 October 26, pre-conference tours: October 27, Conference North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) 155 Research Road Quincy, FL 32351 (850) 875-7100 UF / IFAS Northwest District Horticulture Agents are excited to invite our hard working Master Gardeners to this regional conference. …

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Six New Master Gardeners in 2015

On Thursday, June 18 2015, the UF/IFAS Washington County Master Gardeners welcomed 6 New Master gardeners to the organization. The new master gardeners are Billy Best, Joann Hayes, Elijah Rowe, William McCann, Linda Boyette, and Duane Losee.  These individuals completed a half day, twelve week course in gardening skills, encompassing content in Florida Friendly Landscaping, …

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Green Industries Best Management Practices Workshop April 28

Green Industries Best Management Practices Workshop April 28, 2015 UF IFAS Washington County Extension 1424 Jackson Ave. Chipley, FL 32428 (850) 638-6180  $20 Registration Fee   Attention all landscaping companies. If you apply fertilizer to lawns for hire the state requires a license beginning Jan 1, 2014 according to Florida Senate Bill 494 .  In order …

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Limited Pesticide Training April 14th Get your License or CEUs

Washington County Extension is offering a class for the  Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Pesticide license and the Limited Lawn and Ornamental license. If you already have your license, the following CEU’s can be earned: 4 CEU in L&O and LCLM or 1 CEU in O&T and Private Ag Plus 3 CORE. Class details are as …

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Aquatic Pesticide & Exam Training April 7 2015

Aquatic & Core Pesticide & Exam April 7, 2015 8:00 am – 5:00 pm   Location: Washington County Agriculture Center 1424  Jackson Ave. Chipley, Fl. Suite A East Wing Conference Room Cost: $10.00 Max Total 6 Ceus in: 3 Aquatic, 3 Private Applicator Or 2 Natural Areas Weed Management Plus three Core     Agenda: CORE Training and Exam …

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Core & Right of Way Training & Exam March 30, 2015

Core & Right of Way Training & Exam March 30 , 2015 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Cost $10.00 Location: Washington County Agriculture Center Jackson Ave. Chipley, Fl. Suite A East Wing Conference Room   Total 7 Ceus in: 3 Core & 4 Private, 4 right of way, 2 Demo & Research, 2 Natural Areas Weed Mgmt. …

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Fall into Vegetable Gardening: September 9th, 16th and 23rd

One of the benefits of living in the Florida Panhandle is that we can grow vegetables throughout most of the year.  However, there are particular obstacles Florida gardeners face. If you have struggled with vegetable gardening or would like to try it out but didn’t know where to start, Fall into Vegetable Gardening may be the …

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SPRING GARDENING AND CANNING WORKSHOP February 15th

SPRING GARDENING AND CANNING WORKSHOP   University of Florida/IFAS Extension Washington County will host a free Spring Gardening and Canning Workshop on Saturday, February 15, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, at Orange Hill Express, 982 Orange Hill Road, Chipley.  Registration begins at 9:30 am.   Learn how to start garden transplants from seed, successfully grow tomatoes …

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Mystery Camellias From A Historic Chipley Garden January 22

Here are some mystery camellia flowers from a historic garden in Chipley If you recognize any of these camellias, please post a comment. Please Click on image to enlarge.  

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Washington County Receives a Double Dose of Freezing Temperatures

On the night of January 6-7th 2014 Washington County was hit with a major freeze event.   Many areas reached 18 º F Similar freezing temperatures are predicted for the night of January 7-8th.   Frosted plant. Image Credit UF IFAS Extension Strategies for ornamental plant  protection before, during, and after freeze events: Water: Your best …

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