Category Archives: Home/Garden

Remember our fallen service men and women this Memorial Day

Take a moment to remember the brave soldiers who gave their lives for the United States of America As many of us enjoy an extended Memorial Day weekend by firing up the grill, heading to the beach, watching the Indy … Continue reading






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Salsa canning workshop offered in north and south Walton June 9

Have lots of tomatoes at home and don’t know what to do?  Come to the Fiesta de Salsa.  Registration is now open for anyone interested in learning more about using the water bath canning style of preserving salsa.  This is … Continue reading






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Daylily society meets in DeFuniak Springs

Are you a fan of daylilies? Learn how to grow and enjoy the beauty of these popular flowers with the Choctawhatchee Hemerocallis Society. The club meets and shares varieties through club exchanges and inexpensive auctions. Annual dues are $5.00. The … Continue reading






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It’s blueberry picking time in Northwest Florida

Where to find local sweet blueberries to pick or purchase in Walton County and the surrounding area June and July is the time of year to head out and find tasty Florida blueberries. In addition to a great topping for … Continue reading






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Yellow flies are back!

It’s that time of year again, and those nasty yellow flies are biting… here are some tips for armoring yourself In Florida, the name “yellow fly” is used to describe about a dozen different species of yellow-bodied biting flies. “Yellow … Continue reading






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Walton County Memorial Day services May 30

Gum Creek Cemetery DeFuniak Springs 8 a.m. Gum Creek Cemetery, one of the oldest in Walton County, is thought to be at least 160 years old. As such, it marks the final resting place of veterans from American’s wars all … Continue reading






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Walton County Public Works and Fire Rescue Road-E-O and fire safety event May 19

The Walton County Department of Public Works and Walton County Fire Rescue would like to invite the public to attend their Road-E-O and fire safety event on Thursday, May 19th from 7 – 11 .am. at Wee Care Park located … Continue reading






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