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Growing roses lecture in DeFuniak Springs May 11

The Great American Lecture Series – Easy Care Roses for the Lower South The Walton County Master Gardeners continue their Great American Garden Lecture Series on Wednesday, May 11, 2016.  The program will be held from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. … Continue reading






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Walton County hosting fixed price sale at County Landfill May 14

In an effort to rid the county of surplus items and free up space in county facilities, Walton County will be hosting a fixed price yard sale on Saturday, May 14th, from 7 am to 11 am at the County … Continue reading






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Hydrangea growing lecture in Grayton Beach May 4

Hydrangeas are the perfect shrub for the southern garden.  There are many cultivars and varieties you may not know.  Find out what they are and how to grow them.  Let’s move beyond the mopheads and consider these new types. Andrea … Continue reading






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A peek into a few of South Walton’s public garden spaces

What is it about a public garden that allures the visitor? Studies say that urban environments can be inherently stressful, however, exposure to nature in a variety of settings has been shown to reduce stress, help relax, and actually inspire. … Continue reading






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DeFuniak Springs Extension office selling tomato plants

It’s time to get your tomatoes planted and UF/IFAS Walton County Extension has you covered. They are selling the following tomato varieties recommended for Northwest Florida by vegetable researchers at the University of Florida:  ‘Amelia’, ‘Fletcher’, ‘Early Girl’, ‘German Johnson’, … Continue reading






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Learn about seed collecting and plant propagation in DeFuniak Springs April 13

The Master Gardeners of Walton County continue their monthly garden lecture series, “The Great American Garden” with April’s lecture entitled, “Seed Collecting and Plant Propagation.” This discussion will focus on expanding your garden using the plant material you already grow. … Continue reading






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Artisanal cheese making and Greek yogurt workshop in Grayton Beach April 7

Date/time April 7, 2 – 4:30 p.m. Registration is now open for anyone interested in learning more about making cheese and Greek yogurt at home. Nutrition, food safety and recommended sanitation methods, will be discussed. Making cheese and yogurt is … Continue reading






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