Category Archives: Home/Garden

Fall planting for spring flowers lecture in DeFuniak Springs Oct. 12

Do you want reliable color in your landscape all year-round? Do you want to know the ins and outs of the most versatile class of plants available to you?  If so, the Walton County Master Gardeners would like to invite … Continue reading






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Walton County Health Department issues mosquito-borne illness advisory

The Florida Department of Health in Walton County (DOH-Walton) is advising residents there has been an increase in mosquito-borne disease activity in Walton County. Several sentinel chicken flocks have tested positive for West Nile virus infection. The risk of transmission to humans has increased. … Continue reading






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Alaqua Animal Refuge unveils conceptual site plan for new facility

After countless hours of planning, Alaqua Animal Refuge unveiled Phase I of its new conceptual site plan. Located along State Highway 20 near the intersection of J. W. Hollington Road in Freeport, the beautiful property provides a perfect backdrop for … Continue reading






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Walton County BCC hosting toiletry drive for Louisiana through Sept. 9

The Walton County Board of County Commissioners, in conjunction with Walton County Administration and Walton County Emergency Management, will be hosting a toiletry drive to help those who have been affected by the flooding in Louisiana. The drive will be … Continue reading






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9/11 remembrance ceremony in DeFuniak Springs Sept. 11

Time: 2 p.m. Please join the Walton County Emergency Response community in remembering those lives lost on 9/11. There will be a 45 – 60 minute ceremony featuring speakers sharing their experiences on that fateful day as well as prayer … Continue reading






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Fall gardening workshop in DeFuniak Springs Aug. 30

Fall is a great time to grow cool-season vegetables such as broccoli, carrots, and collards. The University of Florida Extension Service is offering an educational program to help those interested in fall gardening. It will be held at the Defuniak … Continue reading






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Growing blueberries lecture in DeFuniak Springs Sept. 14

Now that traffic is subsiding and we look forward to cooler days ahead, its time turn our attention to our gardens.  Walton County Master Gardeners’ popular Lecture Series will resume after a summer hiatus.  The All American Garden programs will … Continue reading






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