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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

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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

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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

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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

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Workshop on managing lands to improve wild turkey habitat in Feb. 23

The public is invited to a Breakfast on the Back Forty workshop on Thursday, Feb. 23, in Okaloosa County about how to improve wild turkey habitat on private lands. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), along with the … Continue reading

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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

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