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Century plants can pack a powerful punch to gardeners

When landscaping in dry, sandy areas, century plants (Agave Americana) are often a popular choice when xeriscaping is in mind. The plant is drought tolerant, and does well in the sandy soil of coastal landscapes. The leaves get up to … Continue reading






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4-H offering day camps in DeFuniak Springs this summer

4-H Cloverbud S.T.E.M. camp June 29 -30 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics) is sure to make summer science anything but boring. Your child will have hands on learning through science experiments, group activities and fun crafts. Registration is limited … Continue reading






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Cops on Top event at Lakewood/Britton Hill Park in Paxton June 25

On Saturday, June 25th, at 11 a.m. teams from across the country will set out to summit their state’s highest point in honor of the law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line of duty. Whether the team … Continue reading






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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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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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