Mary Derrick

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Name: Mary Derrick
Date registered: January 24, 2013
URL: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu

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Residential Horticulture Extension Agent UF/IFAS Santa Rosa County Extension

Latest posts

  1. What are Microplastics? — January 17, 2017
  2. Take a Bite Out of Hunger! — October 11, 2016
  3. Eclectic Gardening Class! — September 29, 2016
  4. Prepare for Lots of Rain! — August 8, 2016
  5. Bonsai Class! — April 18, 2016

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Formosan Termite Awareness

We are getting homeowners ready to roll out the unwelcome mat to Formosan termites in the panhandle! Homeowner education on this serious, invasive pest will be a team effort between the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and UF/IFAS Extension spanning across three counties during the month of April.  Formosan termites will begin swarming …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/03/20/formosan-termite-awareness/

2015 Santa Rosa Master Gardener Plant Show & Sale

The Santa Rosa County Master Gardeners will host their annual plant sale at a new location at the UF/IFAS Extension Office located at 6263 Dogwood Drive in Milton on Friday and Saturday, April 10 and 11 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Dress up your landscape with many varieties of annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/02/23/2015-santa-rosa-master-gardener-plant-show-sale/

Join Us for a Fall Harvest Dinner!

The Jay Research Center, or if you know it by its formal name of UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center, is having a Fall Harvest Dinner on Friday, October 24 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm! The center is located at 4253 Experiment Road, Hwy 182, in Jay. The purpose, aside from having lots of fun, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/10/06/join-us-for-a-fall-harvest-dinner/

Fall into Vegetable Gardening Series

If you have ever considered planting a fall vegetable garden, attend a 3-week interactive video series to learn all you need to get started.  This workshop will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. on September 9, 16 and 23.  The cost is $30 per person or $45 per couple and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/09/04/fall-into-vegetable-gardening-series/

2015 Master Gardener Training Class!

If you have ever considered becoming a Master Gardener, now is the time! Master Gardeners are dedicated individuals who train in horticulture under Extension faculty and then serve as volunteers in the community by teaching research based information and the principles of Florida-friendly landscaping. Projects include assisting residents with their landscape problems, giving presentations to groups, and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/06/26/2015-master-gardener-training-class/

Master Gardener Yard Sale

The Santa Rosa County Master Gardeners will host their 4th Annual Yard Sale on Saturday June 28 from 8 a.m. to noon at the UF/IFAS Santa Rosa County Extension Office located at 6263 Dogwood Drive in Milton.  Admission is free. A variety of household items including garden tools, yard art, small appliances, plants and books …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/06/24/master-gardener-yard-sale/

Spring into Vegetable Gardening Series for Beginners!

summer squash

If you have ever considered planting a spring vegetable garden, attend a three-week series to learn all you need to get started.  This workshop will be held on Monday evenings from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. March 24 until April 7.  The cost is $25 per person or $40 per couple and includes handouts and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/03/04/spring-into-vegetable-gardening-series-for-beginners-2/

Spring into Vegetable Gardening Series for Beginners

Japanese Eggplant with Nasturtium

If you have ever considered planting a spring vegetable garden, attend a 4-week series to learn all you need to get started.  This workshop will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. starting January 14th until February 4th.  The cost is $30 per person or $45 per couple and includes numerous …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/12/21/spring-into-vegetable-gardening-series-for-beginners/

7th Annual Monarch Madness October 4 – 5

buckeye butterfly

Join the Panhandle Butterfly House in celebrating the amazing journey of the monarch butterfly. The 7th Annual Monarch Madness Butterfly Festival will be held on Friday and Saturday October 4 and 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and offers fun for the entire family. The Panhandle Butterfly House is located at 8581 Navarre Parkway …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/09/19/7th-annual-monarch-madness-october-4-and-5/

What to Do About Weeds!

Weeds along a walkway

A free gardening program on controlling weeds in your garden, “Weeds – If You Can’t Beat ‘em, Grow ‘em!”, will be the focus of a garden program on June 28 at 10 a.m. at Pensacola State College, Milton Campus in Building 4800, room 4815. Amy Horner, PSC Professor and Program Coordinator of Landscape and Horticulture …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/06/21/what-to-do-about-weeds/

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