Category Archives: Home/Garden

Tomatoes in the spring garden lecture in Chipley Feb. 25

Date/time: Sat., Feb. 25 – 10 a.m. – 12 Noon The Washington County UF/IFAS Extension office will be hosting a tomato growing lecture for the spring garden on Saturday, Feb. from 10 a.m. – 12 Noon. The event will be … Continue reading

Posted in Home/Garden | Tagged | Leave a comment

Father of South Walton Mosquito Control District recalls the early days of Santa Rosa

On Feb. 15, 2017 Vernon Bishop, the founder of South Walton Mosquito District (District) shared his memories of area history and the District. At 93, Bishop recalled the early days of growing up in Santa Rosa, in an area near … Continue reading

Posted in Home/Garden | Tagged | Leave a comment

The holes in your tree could be caused by a yellow bellied sapsucker

Have you noticed strange rings of pencil-sized holes on the trunks of certain trees in your landscape recently?  If so, take heart that these holes are not emanating from an infestation of destructive insects but rather from a perfectly native, … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Home/Garden | Tagged | Leave a comment

Join 4-H and participate in Chick Chain

Starting in April 2017, Florida 4-H youth will have an opportunity to participate and learn about raising chickens in the annual Chick Chain. Deadline for registration is Feb. 24. The 4-H Chick Chain project is designed to help 4-H’ers: Learn … Continue reading

Posted in Home/Garden | Tagged | Leave a comment

Valentine’s tour of homes in South Walton Feb. 18 – 19

The Cultural Arts Association is hosting their annual Valentine’s Tour of Homes on Feb. 18 and 19. This annual event will open the doors to five gorgeously designed South Walton homes to participants on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 4 … Continue reading

Posted in Home/Garden | Tagged | Comments Off on Valentine’s tour of homes in South Walton Feb. 18 – 19

Camellia Festival at Eden Gardens State Park Feb. 18

Eden Gardens State Park and the Friends of Eden Gardens State Park will host the Annual Camellia Festival February 18, 2017.  Visitors are invited to stroll through the gardens and enjoy camellia demonstrations and presentations.  Living History (re-enactors) will also be … Continue reading

Posted in Home/Garden, Outdoor Family Fun | Tagged , | Comments Off on Camellia Festival at Eden Gardens State Park Feb. 18