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Memorial Day services in Walton County May 25

Gum Creek Cemetery, Glendale 8 a.m. – Gum Creek Cemetery is thought to be 160 years old. As such, it marks the final resting place for veterans from America’s wars as far back as the early 19th century, with 12 … 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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Explore the life of flutterbys at the Panhandle Butterfly House

Curious about the magical life of a butterfly? Learn all about these amazing insects as you explore the Panhandle Butterfly House in Navarre, Florida. The interactive facility will entertain and educate as you watch the colorful insects in action. Walk … Continue reading

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Container garden lecture in DeFuniak Springs May 13

The Walton County Master Gardeners continue the lecture series: “How Does Your Garden Grow?” for the month of May. The top ten (and more) plants for successful container gardening will be the topic. Nothing brings instant color and interest to … Continue reading

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South Walton pioneer C.H. McGee known as Mr. Seagrove

By Carol McCrite Note: This story was originally published in the historical book The Way We Were – Recollections of South Walton Pioneers by South Walton Three Arts Alliance. Republished with permission. “Seagrove Beach – Where Nature Did Its Best.” … Continue reading

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Host a country-themed wedding in Walton or Washington counties

Many couples opt for a unique location to exchange their wedding vows when it comes time for the big day. Northwest Florida’s beaches are always a favorite, however, an increasingly popular choice is to celebrate with a bit of country … Continue reading

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Container garden lecture in Santa Rosa Beach May 6

The Walton County Master Gardeners continue the lecture series: “How Does Your Garden Grow?” for the month of May. The top ten (and more) plants for successful container gardening will be the topic. Nothing brings instant color and interest to … Continue reading

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Dyeing eggs the natural way

This time of year, many children are egg-cited to dye Easter Eggs!  This year, instead of buying a kit to dye eggs, why not use natural materials that you most likely already have in your kitchen or yard?  One 4-H … Continue reading

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Butterfly lecture in DeFuniak Springs April 8

Butterflies: Here Today, Flutterbys Tomorrow? The Walton County Master Gardeners will be hosting butterfly expert, MaryAnn Friedman in DeFuniak Springs on Wednesday, April 8. The event will be from 2 – 3 p.m. at the Walton County Extension Office at … Continue reading

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