Category Archives: Home/Garden

Gulf Coast Agritourism and Ecotourism Business Development Conference Nov. 4-6 in Milton

Conference geared for agri and eco tourism businesses The University of Florida (UF) Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Extension Escambia and Santa Rosa counties and Naturally EscaRosa, would like to invite agriculture and eco-tourism providers to the 2014 … Continue reading

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Festival of the Arts in Destin Oct. 25-26, 2014

Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation presents the 19th Annual Festival of the Arts on Oct. 25-26, 2014 at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village in Destin. One of the Southeast’s premier festivals, the event showcases the original artwork of more than … Continue reading

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Enter the Plant Show at the Walton County Fair

It’s time to get your favorite plants ready for the Walton County Fair, October 6 through 11.  The Potted Plant Show will again be sponsored by the Walton County Master Gardeners.  The following classes of plants may be entered for … Continue reading

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Enjoy migrating hummingbirds in Northwest Florida this fall

Fill up your feeders and enjoy a hummer show! Between now and early spring, rare hummingbird species from out West turn up in Florida on their way to their winter homes in the tropics. Ruby-throated hummingbirds are year-round residents throughout … Continue reading

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Florida Heritage Day at E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center Oct. 4

Go back in time with the E.O.Wilson Biophilia Center on Oct. 4, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Exhibits and demonstrations include: blacksmithing, flint knapping, wood turning, turpentining, whip cracking, local artifacts, pioneers and plants, tours of the historic Florida … Continue reading

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The Rise and Decline of the “Redneck Riviera” author featured at South Walton Community Council public forum Sept. 25

The South Walton Community Council (SWCC) is pleased to host author Hardy Jackson and Sundog Books at its next public forum. Join us as Hardy traces the development of the Florida-Alabama coast, or the “Redneck Riviera” as a tourist destination … Continue reading

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Safety event at Freeport Community Center Sept. 15

The 2nd annual Safety First for All event will take place this year on Monday, September 15 during National Child Passenger Safety Week. Hosted by the There will be several community partners with various safety information for all ages. Child … Continue reading

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2015 Hunks and Hounds calendar to benefit Alaqua Animal Refuge

Alaqua Animal Refuge is offering the 2015 Hunks and Hounds calendar to benefit the refuge. Animal lovers can now pre-purchase the much anticipated calendar at hunksandhounds.com for $24.99. On September 1, 2014, the calendar will be available for $29.99 on the website … Continue reading

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Explore the Native Plant Demonstration Garden and Trail at Northwest Florida State College South Walton campus

Interested in learning about native Northwest Florida plants and ecosystems? Head over to the Northwest Florida State College South Walton campus and explore the Native Plant Demonstration Garden and Trail in Santa Rosa Beach. The Native Plant Demonstration Garden and … Continue reading

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Fall tomato school offered by Walton County Extension office

Dates: Sept. 2, Sept. 23, Oct. 7, Oct 28 Time: 6 – 7:30 p.m. This fall don’t miss the opportunity to learn, while getting your hands dirty, how to grow tomatoes. Gulf Coast Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises presents Fall … Continue reading

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